Travel Blogs from Luz-Saint-Saveur
... Pas de Barane, Chemin de Couchat. She is full term, 38 years old and it’s her second.
Operator: Hold the line I want you to speak to a doctor.
Doctor: Good evening. Have her waters broken?
Doctor: Oh she has ages yet. Get her undressed and on the bed.
Me: Er no. She cannot move as the contractions are every 2 minutes.
Doctor: Can I speak to Madame Didier?
I had the phone to Jayne
I'm sitting here in our Paris apartment waxing lyrically about my climb of the mighty Tourmalet as my last ride in France. It was a ****** rainy morning so I decided to have my only afternoon ride of the holiday.
We set off after lunch for Luz-Saint-Sauveur at the base of the Tourmalet. After yesterday hike up the Hautacam my legs felt like two wet noodles but I had to have a crack at this ...
... them selves and filling up all sorts of containers from thimble sized up to 20litre drums. Doesn't seem so special if you can take 20litres. We then walked through the town, there are 200 shops simply selling bottles and vials for the water. The town now is a different place then it would have been in its peak. There are now only 350 hotels in operational order, 330 have simple closed down and people have walked away. We then went to the Notre Dame Castle which dominates the ...
... do it with ease. One last word on the crowd, you get a similiar feeling as to when going to or leaving an AFL match with streams of people heading off the mountain decked in Flags, team kits, freebies and bought TDF stuff.
It was a great experience and now it leaves just one day left here before heading to Paris.
Blog will be updated when in Paris.
... toughest we've done. We then dropped back down to have lunch in Lourdes and then we decided to get back to the accommodation to watch the tour. So the race was on back to Hotel Merete. Yours truly won the sprint. Dinner with Jean Jacques aperitifs of duck hearts, garlic snails, duck rillet. Then entree of scallops in the shell and mains of Roast Lamb with ratatouille. ...