Mooching About Around the Lake

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A View of Lac d’Aiguebelette from the Col de l’Epine

 

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The bad weather that we had earlier in the week subsided and Charlotte was able to enjoy the lake at its best.

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When the weather is like this its great to just sit around and chill, reading a book, sun bathing, writing a blog or chatting to your mum!

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And after a hard days mooching, there is nothing better than a lovely meal and nice wine with great friends .

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We took Charlotte for a quick trip around the lake to check out a few different views, but as it was so hot we returned to the campsite for a bit more mooching!  We were up early the next morning to get to Lyon airport for Charlotte’s return trip to reality, but lucky old us, we have still got 2 more weeks before we have to return!

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Steve and Josie only had one more day left before they had the long drive back home. They decided on an action packed day, starting with a canoe ride around the lake……….

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…….after which they gave up on that idea, and settled for a bit more gentle lazing about!

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Time for Steve to pack up, and he was exhausted, poor thing, what with that, and all the mooching!

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All good things must come to an end, time for Steve and Josie to head north. Steve was a little upset as he had planned to leave at 8am, but after a slight problem with the jockey wheel they didn’t get on the road until 8.02am! I was particularly sad to see them go, as Josie always laughed at my jokes!

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Time for Jane and I to have a trip in the canoe, so after a few helpful tips from Jane we got on our way.

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After all that exertion I needed a nice low calorie lunch to keep me going….. the pie was lovely !

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There is a young girl here, who after about a week has got the swans eating out of here hands, she is far braver than me !

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Friday 7th July

We had a drive over the mountains to Aix-les-Bains, not a particularly inspiring town, however the drive was lovely and the picnic spot was lovely and cool !

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On the way home Kev surprised us with a trip to a vineyard for a wine tasting…….

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……Val was delighted, she wished she had the glass behind her on the barrel, as she said it was just like the one she uses at home !

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As we were leaving the tasting we noticed a T-shirt that Steve had left behind, but with all the wine that Val had bought there wasn’t enough room in the car to bring it back !  (Actually the t-shirt is there because the Tour de France will be travelling through here on Sunday.)

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Saturday 8th July

One more day of mooching left before we have to start our journey home.  A couple of the birds that Kev had been chatting up came over to say farewell !

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One Response to Mooching About Around the Lake

  1. Tony Payne says:

    Sure is an amazing spot you found there. Not so sure I want to get that close to swans though. Nice to look at, but not good to have next to you if they are in a bad mood.

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