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Travel Blogs from Valloire
... We’ve been privileged to see all sorts of bikes, going all sorts of hard, and many just tooling gently along, on cruisers and tourers. Only one idiot, and he was in a car.
It may not be for everyone, but it’s a great way to see the country. And in these parts, its a big place and you are very small.
I spent only a few days in my family in the Alps, but it was absolutely fabulous!
When family and really good friends meet after not seeing each other for years, it feels so natural, like nothing has changed, we are just together, now, period.
So, I did enjoy our time together, then, period. No Internet, no phone, no pictures. It was our time together and we loved every minute of it.
What's needs to be noted though, is that my European ...
... bend to wait for me to catch up before riding to the next bend with the camera poised for another Mandy action shot! I really found it quite a hard slog to get to the top, mainly due to the fact that it was 22-25 degrees most of the way, as well as the altitude making it pretty hard towards the top, but none of this seemed to affect Paul and he was really pleased with his achievement on what is deemed to be one of the hardest Tour de France climbs at an altitude of 1860m ...
... can no longer go out at night and snowboard on form the next day. Muriel, Jonas and I made a good go of it but my feet wouldn't remember how to ride and my board wouldn't do as I asked. We did make it up to the top of Glacier de la Vanoise. Tom recommended we head there, and the views were awesome. As was the snow. By this point it was mid afternoon and I'd finally learnt how to turn again. It was the ...
... I grow up!
Wednesday was also our chalet hosts day off so we headed out for tea, randomly, to the restaurant where Jonas works. We ate with James and Steph, the other couple staying in our chalet. There's another family in our chalet who are part of a big group so we rarely see them, though we can hear them, they can only communicate by shouting, which has become an amusing part of our day.
I arranged to meet up with ...
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Route du Galibier, Valloire | 4 star hotelfrom $42
Rue des Choseaux, Valloire | Hotelfrom $50
Route des Grandes Alpes, Valloire | Hotelfrom $59
Rue de Tigny, Valloire | Hotelfrom $104
Valloire | 3 star hotelfrom $131
Rue des grandes Alpes, Valloire | Hotelfrom $94
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