La Taverne Du Roy
Travel Blogs from Eygliers
... at the map: Je regarde la carte
une chaussure – shoe
une chaussure de marche – hiking shoe
- Je mets mes chaussures – I put on my shoes
un chemin – path
- suivre le chemin – follow the path: Je suis le chemin
un col – mountain pass
... didn't feel like it. Just about every camping ground across Northern Italy is between 3 and 6 amps. We would blow every fuse in the camp trying to boil the kettle. Compounding the problem is many sites close at the beginning of September or in early October.
Everywhere around Mens involved a difficult drive in the mountains; so we came here, which is the most spectacular place we have stayed in so far.
We are in ...
... I come back - Ainslie repeats seemed to have helped Stacie (she had completed 365 for the year before we left), as well as practice riding some knarly downhill stuff.So tomorrow we will be able to take a very big shortcut when we climb over Cime de la Bonette to Auron (50kms) as opposed to (143kms) for the riders. Trying at this stage to convince Stacie to ride down to the start from here (8kms) so we can stay parked and have a sleep in. It's only ...
... further up the road either. The promise of company is a nice thing tolook forward to. There are also five girls starting ahead of me, all within 30 mins.........didn't think I was doing that well in the GC but have had two good days as well as two bad days, like most I guess. If I can pick them all up, and don't get caught by the other 10 girls behind. I'll be first female over the line. We will see. Having ...
... the 13km descent, which was long, sweeping and not very technical. At the bottom I joined a bunch of really strong guys who punched through the downhill valley and about 6 tunnels at a cracking pace. Would have taken me 20mins longer to do this solo into the wind. Merci mon amies.
Then came Col de Vars - another 20km climb up to 2100m with stunning views. The bunch was spread out by now, and I only saw a few of ...