Having had plenty of time to relax in Mesnil-Saint-Père, we decided to do a bit of planning (in own unique style) on where we would head next. Chief also contributed, as he does to everything we do… 


We’re not really planners, we’re more the practical type. And so, we found ourselves on another long drive south trying to get ourselves to the Alps as quickly as possible, feeling frustrated that we were so far from where we actually wanted to be. Our plan had always been to head for the Alps, so, that’s what we’re doing. We’re desperate to climb some mountains, ride our bikes and kayak. 

We’ve stopped about half way at an Aire near to Jura Mountains Regional Natural Park. We’re hoping to spend a few days here walking, riding our bikes and deciding where in the Alps we want to start…