Today, we decided to get as wet and muddy as possible:
Posts Tagged ‘trails’
There are endless cycling trails around the Geneva area. It’s just a question of knowing them. Today, Doreen and I did a beautiful leisurely 2 hour ride on various paths just west of the city. The perfect weather continues.
About 5 kms from home is the lovely Chartreuse de Pomiers. Founded in 1170 by the Count of Geneve, the only thing remaining from the original estate is the “gate” in the photo. Today, the estate is a private woodland with a path that is part of the St. Jacques de la Compostelle pilgrim route. [...]
Le Mole is a disctinctive, solitary mountain about 30 kilometres from us on the way to Mont Blanc. It’s about 1,850 metres high, there is a beautiful little road that goes to just over 1,300 metres and then you have to hike. The cycle up is at places extremely steep with one kilometre averaging 12% [...]