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... right in front of the lake.
Tuesday 19 August
Still cool, but with sunny intervals. Decided to stay an
extra night here, to explore the local area.
Spent the morning housekeeping. Afternoon ride into
nearby, lakeside town of Gérardmer. Very pleasant forested, countryside around
here, with pretty chalet type houses. Lots of walks and cycle rides, with
skiing in the winter ...
... us, and I think the balance now is good - it's feeling in control, rather than being controlled where the balance was lost and I think that was down to a lot of different things all happening over a period of time. I want to keep some balance now I've got it back! Gosh, blah, blah, blah...... You see, it is time to go home.....! PS no luck with the gas - we're on a student stove now so no more 'a la carte' menus for us! Anyone for Pot ...
... day of riding was not as successful, I stayed around the area of Orbey as the site is on the edge of a forest - within the first mile I had gone through 2 inner tubes, miserable! thankfully I didn't suffer anymore so continued for a bit more, another video can be found here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uJD2YaM HYXE
Thats it from here and maybe France...
... line. After a day of relaxing, cruising about town, enjoying French wine, beers, cheese and chorizo it was finally Tour De France day....yay! We were all very excited to get our position early and as we were walking up the mountain it seemed like everyone else had the same idea. Rain, thunderstorm or shine (literally) people were getting ready for a fun day ahead. We positioned ourselves about 1km from the finish line hoping to cheer on the riders, in ...
... As the 28th van passed we both had pockets bulging of keychains, hats and other freebies. At around three the police escort came through signifying the arrival of the bikes, which was endorsed by the six helicopters hovering further down the hill. Perfectly placed on a corner of the up hill climb we'd make eye contact with the composed riders as they rounded the corner. Finally the last cyclist came through and taken in the moment I ran along side the rider screaming ...