Residence Neige et Loisirs 1500
Travel Blogs from Pra Loup
... col – to cross over a pass
la forêt – forest
les montagnes – mountains
la vallée – valley
la plaine – plain
la rivière – river
le lac – lake
le ruisseau – stream
la cascade – waterfall
grande randonnée – long-distance hiking trail
Apparently the truck carrying all of our bike boxes and 2 of the crew broke down last night so there was a need to change our routine this morning. We has to dress, pack and drop our bags before breakfast which threw us as we had only just got used to the old routine ! The weather was still cold although we were happy to be dry. We left Corps and headed out towards Gap joining ...
... the restaurant. By now it was close to 9pm. We couldn’t read the menu and basically took the first thing we could make sense of. The meal was okay; after 2 glasses of wine before any food arrived we were past caring, but we would have been happy with omelette and chips.
While I had been talking with Loic and Camille, Raewyn had looked for campsites in Italy. The only one, close to Turin, with 16 amps was a nudist ...
... Auron, the host village, well, there's not much there. We camped down the road at Isola with our German buddies and spend a final evening celebrating the achievements of the week. Teresa is running 4th in the women's GC and Roland is top 5 in the men's. They are in good spirits.
And tomorrow's stage to Nice has been shortened due to expected thunderstorms early afternoon. The French police want all riders off the road by 1pm, ...
... a shot once we were higher than anything in Australia and finally finished at 2700m. The camper has been surprisingly easy to drive, maybe the week in Italy helped out but the roads have been wide enough to cope with passing cyclists and oncoming cars - no aggro like home.We have been able to take "short cuts" though three days ago we went over Col de Telegraph and Col de Galibier instead of the correct route but managed to beat in most ...