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Travel Blogs from Villard-de-Lans
On a dull morning, we left Beaune and headed out onto the motorway, determined to head south for some sun. However, being us we couldn't just stick to the motorway, so we devised a cunning plan.......
When we got to Lyon we headed off towards Geneva, then more south towards Grenoble.
As we headed through the ...
... cafe here for coffee creme. I wander about photographing some of the more extraordinary sights in this village.
A little further on I stop at a junction when I see an old guy standing by his Kawasaki 550. This is Emil from Belgium, 73 years old he tells me proudly and riding the Alps since he was a nipper.
He has a house nearby and also a house in Belgium. We chat ...
... own. I was kinda bored back at the apartment as I couldn't venture out as on a Sunday- everything is closed all day, even the restaurants! Can you believe it? I used the time to call home and talk to the people who mean the most to me. Skype is such as amazing thing- I don't know how people went without it. It's so fabulous being able to see each other even though we are on opposite sides of the world. It's so awesome that I will be able to see Amy ...
... everyone walks everywhere here! When we arrived we found our seats, about three rows back from the action. You should have seen and heard the crowd, they were so passionate. Completely covered in red and blue, grenoble colours and they had whistles, drums, Mexican waves throughout the game. The works! It was a great atmosphere and made even better, not just because Jono was starting but because he played almost the entire game- only ...
... chased us arrived, we were sheltered from the rain because
the whole waiting area was covered by a huge overhang in the rock face. All of
a sudden it was dark, people were using torches to see their way around, this
was 4 o'clock in the afternoon. It was very eerie to say the least,it was a bit
like when we had an eclipse of the sun a few years ago.I suppose being so high
up and near clouds was the reason.
The caves were
absolutely stunning, ...
Other places to stay in Villard-de-Lans
Villard-de-Lans | 3 star hotelfrom $150
124 Place Pierre Chabert, Villard-de-Lans | Hotelfrom $130
53 Rue Albert Soboulf, Villard-de-Lans | Hotelfrom $93
150, rue des Jeux Olympiques de 1968, Villard-de-Lans | Hotelfrom $146
Bois Barbu, Villard-de-Lans | 2 star hotelfrom $98
220 av Nobecourt, Villard-de-Lans | 3 star hotelfrom $156
158, Avenue du General de Gaulle, Villard-de-Lans | Hotelfrom $88