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... failed to mention to my readers that our apartment, which was lovely, was up 150 steps to get access. But what a great terrace and view, it was all worth it........ Or it will be, in a couple of days time when the legs stop aching.
Next day, we headed up a different mountain, this time not as high and no walking involved, not that I could ...
...to buy my return ticket home.
Due to a variety of different reasons and circumstances, some positive and some not-so-positive, I will be returning home to the USA on November 19, 2014. I bought my ticket today and although it is about 1.5 months sooner than I anticipated returning, this is the very reason I didn't buy the return ticket in advance. You just never know. ...
... to at minimum an hour of french tv/film every day, even though they talk too fast, its good for the ear. The most important aide has been meal times. The French take eating together very seriously, which is important for many reasons, and especially for conversation for me :-) Lionel also seems to be establishing a routine at dinner of time of introducing a new expression to me, one of the many difficulties of the french language. Soon, I will be ...
... At the very end of the lake we continued on a tad towards the start of Col de la Forclaz.
What a bad decision that was!!
Col de la Forclaz is only 8kms but an absolute shocker. There is a soft spot about 6kms in where the road flattens and even descends a little but the rest of it is 9%-17%.
What a bloody struggle but at the top it all becomes worthwhile as you have the most magnificent view of Lac Annecy and the valley ...
... the Italian side of the alps and probably went through at least seven to ten more tunnels. I think that have not found a mountain worth tunneling through, which helps keep the roads straighter.
After a long day of driving we finally got back to Gap and the A 51 and finally back to La Bastide in about seven hours of driving.