Isn’t that a song? SO…
Tour De France update:
Right, I pick Melissa up early Sunday morning from Heathrow. Drive to Folkestone. have coffee. Get on the Eurotunnel. Over to Calais, Have coffee. Drive to Pau for check in Monday at the 1st hotel. Have caffeine. Watch Le Tour finish in Pau. Have a drink or several. Find out where everyone is.
Tuesday: Coffee. Breakfast. Tweet. check out and drive to 2nd hotel in Pau. Wander around. Take pictures. Tweet. Blog.
Wednesday:Coffee. Breakfast. check out of hotel. Drive to somewhere near the Tourmalet. Annoy people on Twitter with incessant tweeting ‘wish you were here? nah nah na na nah.’ Meet up with Twitter friends. Have coffee with coffee. Incessant road chalking (including hashtags). Get excited by the caravan coming past. Try not to fall down the mountain whilst fighting for freebies. cover my ears as the screaming starts. Cheer on anyone riding a bike. Shout ‘Allez’ rather a lot. Pretend I speak French. Set up tent and camp.
Thursday: drive like an idiot to Cote De Burs. Repeat Tweeting, Chalking, getting excited by the Caravan and cheering on anyone on a bike. Pretend I speak French, Dutch and Italian. drive to feedzone for Friday. Oh lots of coffee.
Friday: Plenty of coffee. Sleep. Food. Chalking. Cheering. Fight everyone for bidons and musettes. Crash and burn. Caffeine. Camp somewhere. Tweet.
Saturday: drive to Paris and park early. Coffee. Stretch legs. Check in hotel. Catch train to Chartres. Watch some of Time Trial. Catch train back to Paris. Blog. Tweet. Facebook. Get changed. Find Verity. Party with the Team Sky Fans.
Sunday: work out where to meet Team Sky Fans. Coffee. Coffee. Breakfast. Tweet. go to Champs Elysees. Be there stupidly early. Get madly excited. Coffee. Meet lots of people. Pretend to speak French, Dutch, Italian and German. And possibly Flemish. And Welsh. Watch race…… haven’t figured out the next bit, but may include partying…..
Monday: drive to Calais. On Eurotunnel. Folkestone. Coffee x 3. Home.
Except we have a problem. Melissa needs to be back to Heathrow by 11am. Whats the cheapest way of getting back?
hope you enjoyed 🙂