Monthly Archives: July 2015

Highlights of Languedoc, a bike tour – Stage 3 Aigues Mortes to Arles

We took an early breakfast so we could be well on our way before the predicted thunder storms arrived. We retrieved our bikes from the back of a large garage and inched them through parked cars. Then rode through Aigues … Continue reading

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Highlights of Languedoc, a bike tour – Stage 2 Montpellier to Aigues Mortes

Breakfast in Montpellier was a magnificent help-your-self spread. We wanted to be on our way earlyish to do some cycling before it got too hot. So we were in breakfast just after 7 but we could have been earlier because … Continue reading

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Highlights of Languedoc, a bike tour – Stage 1 Sete to Montpellier

This was a self guided bike tour, booked through U Tracks in the UK. The tour was organised by Ruckenwind, a German company. They arranged accommodation and provided the equipment, instructions, and assistance if required. We experienced one or two … Continue reading

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Final part of the Tour de Mont Blanc (TMB)

Despite having walked round Mont Blanc using the TMB route three times in the last 15 years or so. I never really completed the circuit. I had always left out some of the bits along the Chamonix valley mainly because … Continue reading

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PianO – an enjoyable interlude in France

Sunday afternoon at Gailland Lac, Chamonix,  in June and a different kind of French experience starring PianO. PianO was/were on tour around lakes in the Haute Savoie giving concerts. Their USP is a floating piano (pian-eau – get it?). In … Continue reading

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