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Today's weather meant that we rearranged our plans. It was raining and didn't look like it was going to stop so we decided to abandon our last walk and just pack the car up and head back to Lyon.
pIn Lyon, the temperature was about 10 degrees warmer and some sun and made an appearance. Before getting to Virginie and Michel's house we dropped ...
Day two of walking and today we drove 15 minutes in the car to follow the signs to Le Croix de Cassiny. Over all, the walk was shorter than yesterday but we literally just went up! There were lots of shorts break along the way but we actually got to the cross in a quicker time than the average time stated. 1hr and 5 mins later we were up in the clouds, with ...
The weather looked pretty good this morning but we knew there was a threat of some rain so Virginie made the decision that we would just do a mediocre length walk! We set off walking from the chalet, heading for the summit of Col de Maronne and then down via Signal de l'Homme. 5 or so hours later in mountain conditions, the rain certainly came down so we arrived back wet through!
After dinner, our evening entertainment was watching the Life of David Gale. Great film!
We left the Pullman Hotel (London), after Clare Nichol's hen do with Michelle still feeling the effects of the alcohol from the night before! After a quick walk to King's Cross and a few trains/tube we arrived at Stansted to board the 1400hr flight (EZ3189) to Lyon, France. We arrived as Virginie pulled up to collect us. I got into the front ...
After our rest day we were back into the daily routine of wake up early, down to breakfast, back to dress and then drop bags on truck and then find the bike. My bike is looking a little worse for wear after the last 8 days and 650 mostly wet miles. Like a Top Gear challenge I am willing her to make it to the finish. A quick spray of WD40 (gin and tonic for bikes) was greatly appreciated and she rolled ...
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