Chalets de la Vigotte
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Monday 18 August
A cool day with on and off drizzle. Time to move on from the Meuse and
head towards the Vosges and the National Parks of Alsace Lorraine, north of
Mulhouse. Thought about stopping in a campsite in the Lorraine National Park
but decided to keep heading south, through Nancy and on to the Ballons des
Vosges National Park. Good choice. Ended up at Camping les Jonquilles, with ...
We left our luxurious campsite reluctantly and are now back in France where our adventure began. The drive was long, but interesting. We passed by Lake Constance which looked very nice as a place to visit. The Zepplin was invented there and there are museums and airship rides! We saw two airships over the lake. Our route took us around the Swiss boarder, so close we almost entered once or twice! (It costs so we were avoiding it) Mrs Sat ...
We spent 3 nights here, the site was again chosen for its locality to a Bike Park so Tom could go out for a ride, the site is in the small village / town of Orbey, the village centre is about 3 minutes away by bike but the campsite is more like 20minutes away from the centre by bike, confused? its because its up a massive hill!!
The campsite is in fact 9 miles from ...
... Richie Porte who recently took the reigns of Team Sky. But before the main event we were eagerly awaiting the merchandise cars that come past, literally throwing stuff at us we were able to score loads of freebies. After this the big team buses and all the small official cars came through. All very exciting! The riders finally came through and the level of excitement definitely turned up a notch. All the hours waiting for those few minutes of cheering is well worth it. ...
... wandering back down the hill I noticed what was pay dirt to me. A disposed water bottle turfed to the road side. I dashed the last meters to make sure I was first there. Sadly the team Katiowa bottle had been ridden over, showing it's battle scar of a large crack. A local having seen my enthusiasm pointed out another bottle nearby still intact from the Movistar team. Cherished with my find I held it skyward, neglecting to drink its final contents. As if my day wasn't big ...