Travel Blogs from Aix-les-Bains
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!
... we then set off to the Gorges du Fier near Lovagny. They were meant to have a waterfall but the water level was way too low. You will see us on the platform in the pics and the flood meter shows the water rising to about 6 meters above where we were standing.
Tomorrow another early ride before we head to Switzerland and the border city of Geneva.
A massive summer thunderstorm hit last night whilst out for dinner, oh well, order a bottle of wine Mich and then make a run for the bus stop, we were soaked but with full bellies once home.
Today it was raining cats and elephants at 5.30am, too bad I had committed to climbing my first Hors Cat mountain.
Off I set first up Col de Leschaux which is similar to the one in twenty ...
After an early night we were up at sparrows **** and decided to drive into Annecy old town.
Mich's first time driving on the wrong side of the road, a few hiccups, bunny hoping, nearly turning into oncoming traffic but we go there unscathed. We basically had the old town to ourselves at 6.30am along with the market guys setting up.
We had breakfast at one of the local boulangerie and Mich is getting on well with her travellers French, I on the other hand get away with a Je ...
... there was no sign of Connie. At this point I realized a fatal flaw in my planning. You see, coming into this trip I kept telling people that my main motivation in climbing quickly was that she had the VISA and would be ahead waiting for me in the next town…shopping. I had to get there quickly to limit the damage. What I didn’t take into account was the many shopping opportunities on the way to the tops of the climbs. Connie came ...
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