Residhotel La Grande Autane

Les Estaris,05170., Orcieres, Provence, 05170, France | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Orcieres

Hannibal and his elephants

A travel blog entry by glenn-sampson

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... usually like this and we should come back Tuesday or Wednesday. He had hired a bike to that poor soul trying to descend and thought he would cancel the booking but it was his only chance to climb the legendary Alpe D'Huez so down he went, I hope he made it back up.

I didn't like the thought of descending at a standstill so decided to bail and we will go back either Tuesday or Wednesday morning as I have to climb this beast before we leave.

On the plus side we stocked ...

Alpe D'Huez here I come!

A travel blog entry by kochwebb

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Getting up this morning was a bit rough after yesterday's adventure. The weather outside was hideous...still raining and cold and the clouds were coming in through the valley at just above the level of our hotel. It was only 6 degrees Celsius and it wasn't supposed to get warmer than 8 today. We went to the restaurant area for some breakfast and were surprised to see a deviation in the norm as there was no meat or cheese to be found. ...

Les Deux-Alpes

A travel blog entry by sarahandthomas

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... feeling great so we don't have much to report from here, we decided to leave after 3 nights as the weather was pretty bad and there was nothing in the forecast to say it was going to improve in the near future....

That is all, we did walk into the local village during a break in the rain so see the few pictures we took...


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Parlez Vous Parking Fines?

A travel blog entry by kathyducker

Another quiet down day. There were fresh food markets up top of the town. Brent and I had a wander. At lunch Nicholas and Claire went up to buy some fresh carrots for lunch and came back a beautiful bunch with stems on. I was impressed that they did that without any language!! The carrots were good too! I wondered how much the guinea pigs would have liked those stems but unfortunately had to throw them out. :-( We headed off to find the ...

Mother nature gives me an ass-whoopin!

A travel blog entry by kochwebb

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... the tree line there was nothing to stop the wind which mostly came from behind. While it was helping my climb, it didn't help the cold creeping up my back, so I put the rain jacket back on. The last 6 kilometers was truly hell. The rain was really building up, at times becoming snow and hail, and there were gusts of wind so hard I was actually thrown over. Once again, fast reflexes and last minute unclipping saved me from going down completely. Connie ...

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