Village Club Du Soleil Valmorel
Travel Blogs from Les Avanchers-Valmorel
... a village together.
So up the street we go, through a little archway, and then you get the first hint of Gigerness – a chrome Alien-type bust, looking like the Borg queen, something weird above the doorway to the museum, which looked sort of like a bat, and the floor was, well, Gigery! To describe Giger accurately, I would give up and go to Google images for a taste, but if you don’t want to bother, then ...
... about 4-5 degrees at the start line, so the rain jacket, extra vest and knee warmers came out. We would all have to carry these later as it warmed up to about 33C in the valley. Today was a wardrobe challenge, if nothing else.
A real bummer to start the day was news that 10 bikes had been stolen overnight from one of the hotels. A professional job, with 14 bikes in a secure lock up, they cut the ...
Hi all sorry about the non entries but very hard to get wireless action at the moment. The race seems to be going well for the competitors but for spectators it leaves a lot for improvement. But that said Stace has been going well despite the tough stages. The countryside is to be witnessed first hand to really appreciate it, but that is often lost on tired kids when they are woken at 6.30 to get on the road by 6.45 and then find our way to the next mountain top ...
... stops (which you have to over 7 hours of riding). The boys, on the other hand, well.....the world is their toilet. Lucky I'm a country girl.
And the food at the aid stations - jambon et fromage. Who eats processed meat and cheese during an endurance event for Pete's sake? Plus mint flavoured electrolyte drink which tastes like mouthwash. I'm doing at least 10 energy gels a day, plus litres of coke, fruit ...
... Lance and US Postal apparently stayed here during the 2003 TDF when Lance made it 5 out of 5.........the hallways are pretty narrow so I'm not sure how they went with the 3am wind trainer sessions.
The website notes the hotel is "cited in a number of reviews, both in France and abroad, for its warm welcome and excellent situation, at the foot of the mythical mountain passages of the Tour de France. ...
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