13:23

Another amazing day for a ride. Jan/Feb this year been rubbish skiing but awesome on the bike! Swings/roundabouts wink

15:40

Today's ride: stunning day for a tour of the Val de Gave. Plus some climbing up the sides, inc Ortiac for these pics.

12:40

When a buddy from Aus drops by for 48 hours. Not that I want to encourage anyone else... but bloody good time! wink grin

13:34

Promo cheese & 44 cent baguette. Bargain lunch! smile Was also leftover cheese as couldn't quite finish it. Bonus! grin wink

18:08

Pratiwi likes this shape bottle to root cuttings in. Says she wants me to empty more. Who am I to argue? wink #BeerJoke

12:56

Today's ride: Hourquette d'Ancizan & Col d'Aspin. In the middle of winter. In shorts (you can't see) wink Ridiculous!

14:56

Today's ride: MTB spin in beautiful sunshine. 30km loop from home. Easy bar the 1km of vertical that came with wink

11:43

Spotted on today's walk: I say madam, do you realise you have something in your hair? wink

20:48

Bit of culture in a tiny local village: classical renditions & a bit of opera (some with humour). Very enjoyable smile

12:51

Today's ride: Bit of an explore out West. Beautiful sunshine all ride. So quite. Should come this way more often!

14:58

What. A. Day! 4 hour ride should just about make room for dinner. Happy holidays everyone! smile

13:28

Sharing spare veggies from our garden with neighbours. Just a little as I read too much is not good for them. Awwwww.

14:02

Bit stormy last night, left plenty of nice fresh stuff up here. Calm & sunny all day skiing with friends. Awesome! grin

14:03

What. A. Day!!!! Couple of ski days in the legs this week but they seemed to go OK - bonus! grin

10:14

Another awesome day on the slopes (despite a bit cloudy to start). And look who's joined in - yay! smile

17:04

Sunset driving home. Glorious sun on the peaks, miserable & grey down below all day. Moral of the story: ski more! wink

10:13

First week of December & on the slopes already! Awesome conditions for this time of year. More of the same please! smile

12:11

The local church had some amazing singers performing today, so we stopped by in our 'Sunday Best' wink Spectacular day!

10:51

More autumn colours walking close to home. Don't worry - it's going to start snowing again soon! wink

12:40

At last - cycling in Sunshine! Stunning autumn colours have been hiding most of the month but today all was forgiven.

08:38

Sunrise double rainbow. Beautiful. Guess this month's constant rain can have some advantages.

12:02

Tonne up North to Lac du Gabas. Could be last sunshine for a long time but what a day to end our endless summer! wink

13:38

Two nights in San Sebastian: Eat, sleep, eat, sleep, eat, shop, eat, sleep, eat, sleep, eat. Yes: *two* nights! wink grin

17:59

See what happens when you say, "pretty please" wink Perfect conditions for an arvo ride. And post ride refreshments! grin

08:16

Beautiful sunrise this morning. Clouds are pretty and all, but they can go away now... pretty please! smile

13:20

Impromptu lunch... just because we were passing smile And dish of the day is pork filet mignon... Nom, nom, nom! tongue

15:39

Last day of 'summer' (in October!)? Tourmalet loop this morning. Beer by (friend's) pool this arvo! Perfect thx guys!

12:41

October Tourmalet in full summer kit. Amazing conditions but think that's last of the year. Now bring on the snow! grin

13:43

Am guessing some of you will be keen to drop by & chat about our recent trip? Especially the German leg? wink Prost! grin

17:48

After 3 weeks away the lawn didn't go too mad, but still hours of mowing! Small bonfire too. Roast snail anyone? wink

07:41

Sunrise at French motorway services. Views around here were fantastic from the road but no photos while driving! smile

13:00

Crossing a surprisingly clear river Rhine on today's ride... where the Swiss/German border was also crossed 5 times!

17:52

On the shores of Untersee. We were last guests of the season in this campsite & they gifted us the stay! Danke! smile

11:49

Dragged into another bakery in the Black Forest. Well... one has to compare & contrast the local fare, yes? wink

11:36

Feeding the ducks on a quick stop in Schiltach. What an idyllic little place.

15:50

Ziegler's BACKloft... in the Black Forest. Oh... if we must... wink tongue

08:28

German breakfast at our birthday girl friend's. Thank you guys - generous as always. Nom, nom, nom! tongue

20:17

Pre-birthday - which became actual birthday grin - celebrations with friends. Happy birthday Claudia! Always fun! smile

12:30

Willkommen in Deutschland. Prost!

18:33

Dinner in Rothenburg ob der Tauber. Pork with awesome crackling, apple something dessert & more beer of course. Prost!

17:03

Rothenburg ob der Tauber in the rain... still a lovely place but let's find somewhere warm to eat and drink! grin

16:32

Little forest walk to the shore of Brombachsee.

16:22

Microbrewery next to this evening's camp. Sadly closed for the season, doh! Oh well - next time sad

09:31

Imagine sleeping in a tent in an exhibition centre car park? No thanks! Thankful for the relatively luxurious snail!

12:00

We accidentally find ourselves in Munich, in October. Oops! wink Beer, best pork knuckle ever & other treats. Prost! grin

10:43

You know it's classy accommodation when you have to wear one of these, right...? Ermmmm... right? wink

18:55

We've been gifted with some spectacular light these last two days by Chiemsee. Always a treat when it's like this.

12:33

Today's ride: lovely sunny loop from Chiemsee round by Reit im Winkl & return. Felt flat as a pancake! grin

07:24

Waking up to a beautiful day by Chiemsee... going to be a good one! smile

18:42

Sunset by Chiemsee. Spectacular! Feel like we could be on a Pacific island - if not for Alps on the horizon wink