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... de Boigne who made a fortune in the East Indies (no idea how he made this fortune!) and then spent a lot of it on the town. Each of the elephants looks real, and you get the feeling that real elephants are strolling out of arches into the middle of the street! Apparently the fountain is known by the locals colloquially as Les Quatre Sans Culs 'the four without *****' (translation into English by some stranger)! We wanted to hire bikes and ride to a lake a little way out of town, ...
Took the car today, and went for a drive.
Headed north of Chambery and decided to drive around Lake Bourget, and stop at a few towns along the way.
It is very picturesque, and looks a long way on the map.
The towns on the western side, are all very small, with a few vineyards along the way.
We stopped in a few of the towns and had a look around. The weather today ...
... of Kings etc from the region,
The views of the surrounding countryside and alps is incredible.
We have picked up our car, so will do some exploring tomorrow.
Today we visited the church - unfortunately, Teresa had her Prince Planet shoes on - every step (not joking - EVERY STEP), squeaked, It was hilarious,. Teresa even tried walking differently, but only made it ...
... the season. - we are supposed to be chasing the SUN!!!!!
We managed to get some French TV and the forecast for the next 2 days was for full suns and temps of 16 deg. This meant we should have a good journey through the mountains
We went to bed with hot water bottles and PJ's and hoped that our water pipes didn't ...
... tyre with a new plug. I will need a new tyre when I get home but I'm hoping this will get me there.
I then set the navi to take me via mountain roads over to Gap. It is a really stunning ride. Unlike, say, the high Alps in Austria and Switzerland, the French build quaint villages way up in the sky. Basically if it was even remotely feasible to build a road to a mountain top ...