Monthly Archives: November 2015

Barcelona…a side trip on the road trip

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From Narbonne we set out south and stayed off the toll roads. We only had 300 km to go and most of the road was secondary highway.

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Arriving at the Spanish border we found the usual outlet malls and cross border shoppers, but here there were numbers of gaudily dressed prostitutes standing at the rest stops and round abouts waiting for the truckers I would guess.… Read the rest

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South in France

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The weather has not improved much as we headed south from Lyon it got worse and worse. We plotted a course to Gordes southeast of Avignon using the secondary roads. We did not stop at Vienne as planned since seeing Roman ruins in the pouring rain is no fun.… Read the rest

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Lyon France

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Franck had big plans for us for our sightseeing visit to Lyon. It did involve quite a bit of good food and wine.

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The first order of the day in France is get the bread for dinner!!

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We did spend one day touring Lyon, but on the way we stopped in Trevoux to admire the Saone River.… Read the rest

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From the Alps to the Pyrenees

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We arrived home to Rizlern and to another special dinner prepared by Sabine a Kaese (cheese) Spaetzle! She even put on her dirndl dress for us.

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We took in one of the local chair lifts and an amazing Austrian traditional lunch.… Read the rest

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A Road Trip from the Road trip

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The plan for the next 4 days was a loop south into Italy to ride in the Dolomites. We had snow in Riezlern overnight and it was 6 degrees out, but the real problem was going to be what the temperature was on some of the high passes.… Read the rest

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