Let's Have a Look Back...
A Systematic Review of the Tour
The tour I wote about, turned out to be a journey of great scenic views through a beautiful country side. It splits up into three equally amazing parts:
To the right: Impressions from our way back through
a mountain range up to 4000 feet high. However, the villages around
area became more famous, e.g. Apt, Gordes or Rousillon.
This time I do not write as many remarks to my diary as I used to.
details step back against adventurous cycle trips and nights spent
drinking, smoking. Anyhow, there is one last line to be cited from my
photo album: «For several weeks I feel like being
on an orbit through space and time. And I know, when the braking
will open I shall never land where I started from.»
- The cycle tour Guillestre - Col d'Izoard - Pré de Madame Carle (including hill climbing to the Refuge C.A.F. les Écrins) - Guillestre.
- The cycle tour Guillestre - Col du Grand Parpaillon - Col de Larche - Valle Varaita - Col Agnel - Guillestre.
- The trip to Castellane (by car) and the way all round the Grand Canyon du Verdon.
The needles Demoiselles Coiffées, which literally translates to «hairdressed ladies», on the banks of the Lac de Serre-Ponçon were formed by erosion. The hats are made of harder stones, sheltering the softer soil underneath from the rain.
And so it was ...