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Travel Blogs from Villard-de-Lans
... bread, cheese and sausage and had a picnic on top of the Col du Lautaret.
We then drove across the Alps again this time via Galibier and the Telegraphe where Mich pulled the pin on driving after seeing tyre tracks that lead over the edge of the narrow road.
More on Galibier tomorrow as I ride it in the opposite direction on the classic Telegraphe/Galibier 35km climb.
I have been guaranteed the bad weather is over, please be true.
In the hope of getting out of the bad weather of Les Deux Alpes, we headed for our next stop near Lac De Paladru, unfortunately we didn't, if anything the weather was worse with almost constant rain for the 2days we stayed, we were still recovering from our bugs so we again spent most of our time in the van..
We took a couple of walks out in between the showers so again not much to report here....
Just a pin in the map!
... hotel. Connie had arrived much earlier and was in relax mode. I spent the next half hour in a hot showing trying to warm up again. By then it was late already and we wandered around the little village to find a spot to eat, but we ended up in the same little bistro as the evening before and had another great meal. From there is was back to the hotel just in time to watch Germany beat up on Brazil. What a great way to finish up the day!
We left Valloire and headed towards Les Deux Alpes, we had been warned of a cycle event going on from Valloire and as the site didn't mind what time we left we thought we would hold off as late as possible to leave and hopefully let the bike event finish, we only had 45 miles to do so it made sense!
We left site just after 3pm, within ...
... ecstatic. I had an extra day to savor Grenoble and was forced to move soon enough. I was feeling restless and energetic, so I decided to go out for a run, despite the fact that it was storming outside. I threw a light windbreaker over my workout clothes and sprinted out the door. I ran down along the river, watching the clouds swallow the mountains above me, feeling the cold rain drip down my face and my bare legs. I passed multiple bridges, through different parts of the ...
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