Photos Alps Week 5

Photos Week 5 - Rifugio I Tre Alpini to Ceillac

The climate change of the southern Alps was striking as we soon encountered dry, heavily eroded valleys. On our approach to Briançon we opted for a 'variante' along the stunning Crête de Peyrolle with views to match. For our rest day we travelled in to Briançon to explore the town and watch a stage finish for the Tour de France - huge crowds, lots of razzamatazz, the presence of Sarkozy but too little real sporting excitement. Another high col (Col des Ayes) took us in to the Queyras, reputed to be the sunniest of all the Alpine areas.

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