Le Prieure Pra Loup
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... junction and turned right, against my better instinct, towards Puget-Théniers. The M6202 is quite a wide, fast road, but the traffic was light and we could keep well to the right as the surface was in good condition all the way to the verge.
We then crossed the river (Le Var), and took the M221a towards La Penne. This was where we discovered that a bit "up and down" actually meant a half-hour climb. To be fair, after this ascent, the rest of the ride ...
Our "bio" breakfast included porridge oats, raisins, homemade jams, toast and coffee served in proper-sized mugs. The coffee here has been great, but just sometimes we crave big mugfuls of it rather than the piddly little cups that most places serve.
We faffed about a bit while packing up, subconsciously delaying our departure and another 20 km of uphill cycling.
We were blessed with good weather again, clear blue ...
... road that we have come to expect and return. We loaded up, pushed the starter and headed off down the pass, following these rays of sunshine, knowing our baby will give us many miles off pleasure to come, and that we were not alone on the road.
The words of the last member of the group, riding a new blue BMW 1200GS Adventure, ringing in our ears, “All this way on a Tenere, incredible, you guys are so lucky! Ciao!”
And still you wonder................
... through the village, it climbs the Col d'Allos for 10km. We wound our way up its hairpin bends with increasingly great views of the valley below and up into the very alpine crest. What torture it must be to race up this mountain. As with all the big hill climbs we drive in France and Spain, we see bike riders of all ages. At the pass atop this climb, a younger couple ...
... at how soft the snow was- just like Fairy floss. We drove on towards Grenoble and then Gap where we were staying the night. We drove through the most amazing picturesque scenery. Towering mountains and old fortresses either side as we moved along the valleys. Just stunning.
The hotel we stayed in was in a good location with the host being very friendly, he reminded us of Gabriel Gate. Gap was a gorgeous little town easily explored by foot from just outside the hotel.