Les Balcons des Airelles
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... which turned out to be the ski village just 4.5 km from the top. So La Mongie it was for the evening. The next day Phillip got his bike out and rode down to the bottom of the Col de Tourmalet and back up. He enjoyed the ride and said it was actually easier than the one he tackled a few days earlier. I skipped the stage and enjoyed some mountain scenery instead. I wasn't feeling the best after being bitten by a March Fly a day earlier. Gee the French have some awful insects ...
Today we are leaving Mt Ventoux and Mum and Dad surprised us by taking us to GAP to watch the finish of the Tour De France Stage 16.
We drove past the "Devil" on our way into town but had to keep going as they were about to close the road.
We were right on the finish line, under the big screen. It was so hot.
The caravan kept spraying us with water and throwing out ...
... the way to Gap we saw the devil but didn't have time to stop and get a photo. The Devil's real name is Didi Senft. He is well known and always wears a Devils outfit and runs along side the riders with his trident. He goes to the Tour de France and the Giro in Italy. He is so famous he is in WIkipedia. He is also known as El Diablo which means Devil. He paints his trident on the road a few miles before he appears.
When we ...
... his little back with all his important stuff. So, we had to hitchhike back to the place were the guy picked us up. It didn't take us long to go back and eventually we found the back with everything in, but going back to the idyllic place took us forever. After a while (read two hours) we had no water or food left so we decided to walk. Turns out ten meters behind the corner was a water ...
... tin glazed Pottery). A natural spring produces a small waterfall in the village which provides power. We then headed South West to Riez before turning North through Mezel, Digne-les-Bains and onto our only mountain pass of the day. Col du Labouret , 1240 meters. We arrived to a free cold beer at our lodgings for the night, Chateau de Picomontal, a medieval castle on the shore of lake Serre-Poncon and adjacent to the town of ...