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Sep 30, 2017 - Day 2 Via Rhôna. Condrieu to Tournon sur Rhone

Day's Overview Leisurely start and ride into Condrieu to get some breakfast and picnic food from supermarket. Made 2 different supermarket stops. The weather was chilly and looked threatening but held off for us the have a late breakfast stop at 11:30am. Followed the river and passed barrages and hydro electric installations. Barges passed us loaded with coal. We were making good time today. After morning stop we saw the rain clouds building up so pressed on. A quick coffee stop in a quiet bar and suddenly it started to rain. Oh well,...

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Jul 9, 2016 - Tournon

Today we sailed to Tournon. It was lovely and relaxing as it gave me an opportunity to catch up on all of my postcards which will be posted on Monday. Hopefully they will arrive before we get home. In the afternoon we all went by bus to a steam train ride through the Doux Gorge. We have open air carriages which was very similar to the Puffing Billy in Melbourne. There was some beautiful scenery to be seen all along the short trip. We went about half and hour, then the train was put on circular thing like Thomas Tank Engine and it was moved...

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May 1, 2014 - Villefranche-sur-Saone to Tain L'hermitage

Solo Ride - Day 8 When I went to bed last night there were about 5 cars in the car park by the morning there were more than 10. This is clearly a popular motel despite its location. After breakfast, where I managed to secrete a ham and cheese roll, a chocolate croissant, a regular croissant and a piece of cake, I set off into sunshine for the first time in days. I still wore my light jacket as a wind break but was otherwise wet gear free. The start of the route took me onto a very gnarly track alongside the toll way and I was getting...

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