Super 8 Castle Rock
Travel Blogs from Castle Rock
If this entry would consist of only one sentence, it would say: "This morning we woke up in a motel called Super 8 in Childress, Texas, and this evening we went to sleep in a motel called Super 8 in Castle Rock, Colorado." Well, it does not.
After a sweaty night and never ending battle with the air conditioner, we started …
... br> Lemme say that again:
We're going to be watching the finish of the Alpe d'Huez, from the finish line, while getting to see some of the goings-on of the TV production that we'd otherwise be watching from our couch at home.
Over. The. Moon.
Oh, yes, we also got some of the less expensive grandstand tickets for Paris.
But I can hardly wait for July 18 to arrive. Giddier than a 5-year-old on Christmas Eve, I tell ya.
... us) to Lyon and then back down, but it works pretty well for dropping off at the other end of things.
Now, the hotel in Porto-Vecchio....
We had this bright idea of staying overnight in the start city, the night before the start, then seeing the boys off when the whole thing kicks off on June 29th.
Apparently, it's not just us and the 190 or so riders who need accommodations ...
I have found relatively little about HOW to plan one of these here Tour de France-following thingies. But hey, I'm a (part-time) travel agent, so this ought to be easy-peasy, yes?
I have learned by reading the articles at VeloNomad.com (and his ebook, Guide to Campervanning in France) enough to know that I needed to get the camper reserved by mid- to late August. In a normal ...
... to get lunch before heading back to the Chalk Festival. The week before, my grandmother had eaten at a restaurant she absolutely loved, and she told us we had to try it. It was called Sams No. 3, and it was delicious. I'm glad she told us about it!
Next we headed back down to the Chalk Festival. It was amazing to see how far the artists had gotten! Pieces that had been little more than ...