Hotel La Casuena
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Most of the time I love being in France, but just lately a series of French inefficiencies have really ****** me off and made me wonder just how this fabulous country functions in the 21st century.
Firstly, let's deal with postage. Larger parcels sent by Royal Mail from the UK ( of which we have quite a few because we either cannot get certain things here in the far south west or they are prohibitively expensive and half price from the UK including postage!),use the ...
... a coffee in Luz and caught up with two American girls who were riding the local climbs as well. We chatted all things cycling and other stuff for over an hour whilst enjoying our coffee. One of the girls was a former US cycling team member and she knew her stuff.
Our arvo was only broken by a snap storm which had everyone running for the cars. Quickly throw the bike and cycle gear in and ...
... of 1100metres , at the top we went through a guided cave system walk. It was interested although a little under whelming compared to our cave systems. We then had lunch at the top then dropped back down the funicular. Marc and I then walked back down to the grotto for one last look, then back to our accommodation. Swim in the pool then dinner at a local restaurant. Meal was great duck carpaccio , then veal pie, follow by porterhouse steak and a stuffed apple. Back to accommodation for ...
... The Aussie in the pics holding the boxing kangaroo flag had purchased his van in the UK for $1000 pounds and has been traveling in it since April watching both the Giro and TDF going from stage to stage.
He's traveling in it for another two months and said its a great way to see Europe.
The TDF sponsors parade came through around 3pm and Mich got in the action nabbing a few ...
Today is another big day for the Tour de France. The riders make their way up the Col du Tourmelet, then onto the hautacam. We woke early once again, breakfast with Jean Jacques. Then rode from our accommodation to Lourdes. We then joined the bike track, which was once a railway line, so the gradients are great. Seems bizarre to ride flat roads again compared to all ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking