Les Terrasses D Isola & Spa
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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 ...
... in some kind of classic car rally, with a seemingly endless stream of cars going past us. Some of them were real stunners, and it wouldn't have been too bad apart from the idiots who thought it would be fun to scream past us and then swerve in to avoid the oncoming traffic.
We made the top in good time, had the regulation photographs in front of the Col marker. Helen walked up the final climb for the view - legend has it that you can see the med on a clear day, while I stayed to ...
... to deter the flies, but I'm sure I smelt much better.
Talking of going fast uphill, we've been amazed to see how good e-vélos perform on alpine ascents. A woman came belting past us going uphill on a 7-8% slope, and just disappeared into the distance. I think these are a great idea - they could transform commuting and get more people into cycling, and hopefully get a few more cars off the road.
As usual, there were quite a ...
... road. As they roar off down the road one gleaming MultiStrada remains silent. At least ours starts, you funny *******!
As we headed off yet another string of Ducatis come howling down the road towards us, absolutely tearing up the tarmac with their backside sized rear tyres and deafening the countryside with howling Termignoni exhaust systems. Very cool.
But still you wonder, how could we have jumped the wrong way? What led us to make, what is so clearly ...
The big drive from Italy to France, we chose Carros thinking it was a central spot to visit Monaco, Venice, Cannes etc - a good idea whilst it lasted.
It's in an industrial area and there's nothing around except a McDonalds and a supermarket.
The hotel was not clean, carpets dirty and I wouldn't eat there.
Went to the pool to relax and swim, well swimming was out, the pool was like ice even though the weather was stinking hot and muggy.