Hotel 3 Amis
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... 8217;s gossip who instantly reminded us of the Golden Girls – remember that programme from the 80’s? That then set us off trying to remember their names but we got there in the end: Blanche, Dorothy, Rose and Sophia (aka Ma!!!)
Oh dear, we’re showing our age now...moving on!
Every house was a shade of orange and yellow with arches which ...
... gradually tiring from km after km of 8-9% gradient. Being savvy cycle tourists, we were only carrying the bare essentials, including 4 kilometer stone souvenirs from our previous 4 mountain passes, 2 toy cats, 3 Lego men, 4 spare breakfasts, 4 spare lunches and 2 spare dinners. Despite our savvy packing, we were once again unnecessarily weighed down by hitch hikers (flies). How dare they! I'm sure we would've been heaps faster without them... The views ...
Lance used to use this to train on just before the TDF each year and judge whether he was in form to win.
Hmm! I will keep a lookout for the US Postal team syringes at the start.
We will then head off to Monaco and the beaches west of here for some sight seeing and a swim.
Saturday we are off to the Pyranees.
... as they cross the road.
The place is full of eateries and seems to attract holiday seekers from all over. Much more touristy than the Alps but not in a bad way. I might even take a dip in the ocean this arvo. I just have to find a way to navigate the sand (rocks) to get there.
I will post pics of Menton in the next blog.
... up beautiful fig jam!
A morning drive along the Albenga valley eastwards afforded us yet another magical view of the Lugurian hills. Our 27th anniversary was celebrated at the Blue Restaurant, complete with a Ferrari (no, not the car …. more like a wonderful cremant), on the waterfront at Albenga. The extravagant Cervo church was a pit stop on the way back to Pieve, via Imperia.
Barolo and Barbaresco called! Up we headed ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free parking