Travel Blogs from Chamonix, France

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Chamonix, Chamonix, France travel blog

Chamonix

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Chamonix. ...

Eating our way through France . . ., Chamonix, Provence, and Paris, France travel blog

Eating our way through France . . .

A travel blog entry by sharadnsusan

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France was a gastronomical delight! We started our eating tour in Chamonix, which is in the French Alps in the valley underneath Mt. Blanc, right on the border of Switzerland and Italy. The hiking was fantastic as expected, and seeing the glaciers ...

Chamonix et Mont Blanc, Chamonix, France travel blog

Chamonix et Mont Blanc

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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... crazy ski chase in James Bond 007 "The World Is Not Enough". It is "the Alpinism capital of the world", and rightfully so. Chamonix is about 1000 metres (remember metres, not feet here) above sea level and many of the peaks in the surrounding Alpes top ...

The Top of Europe, Chamonix, France travel blog

The Top of Europe

A travel blog entry by gr8escape

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(C) We had to stop.  It's the top of Europe and the longest tunnel, right?  Plus, Sara LOVES tunnels - especially when they're 15 kilometers...  After getting her in the mood with the story about the butter truck incident when hundreds of ...

The 4000m club, Chamonix, France travel blog

The 4000m club

A travel blog entry by tommy

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... top of a razor thin ridge which dropped off steeply on both sides. On the left side you would pretty much land 2500m below in Chamonix (bit of an exageration, but it was at least 500m and you would definately die) and on the right side it was a steep ...

Tour du Mont Blanc, Chamonix, France travel blog

Tour du Mont Blanc

A travel blog entry by suenson_taylors

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I hope I'm fit enough for this, Chamonix, France travel blog

I hope I'm fit enough for this

A travel blog entry by tommy

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... ferry was also running late and we got there there in time. The rest of the night was spent driving through France, arriving at Chamonix at 11am the next morning. First impressions? Wow!!!! nestled in a spectacular mountain valley under the shadow of ...

Chamonix - Mont Blanc, Chamonix, France travel blog

Chamonix - Mont Blanc

A travel blog entry by vanderkansie

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The Big Road Trip, Chamonix, France travel blog

The Big Road Trip

A travel blog entry by ianm1313

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A nice day for a little drive in the country - over 800km in fact from Armentieres to Chamonix. o in the Prius, We had a convoy of 3 vehicles. Nicki and Nico in the Prius, Alan and Carolyn in their rental Citroen C5 and Anne, Travis and me in our trusty ...

Wonderful Scenery and Great Company  = Chamonix, Chamonix, France travel blog

Wonderful Scenery and Great Company = Chamonix

A travel blog entry by kasnsqueak

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... Mont Blanc tunnel as Chamonix is at the turn to the tunnel. The rain bucketed down as we arrived in the mountains and into Chamonix. Looking for a campground was difficult as we had no addresses to go by. It turned out that this weekend was the Mont Blanc ...

Boyz-Time, Chamonix, France travel blog

Boyz-Time

A travel blog entry by caitlin_hines

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... out together and strolled around the village chatting and shopping for his lucky lady. We got a great afternoon to walk around Chamonix. Our jackets were unzipped and the sun was out. I've been so traumatized with Canadian winters, so everytime there's ...

Going Up a Mountain, Chamonix, France travel blog

Going Up a Mountain

A travel blog entry by ianm1313

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... , and it was nice to be able to breathe easily again. From the base of the cable car it is only a short stroll into Chamonix, so that's what we did. Unfortunately it seemed like the entire population of Europe had the same idea. The narrow streets through ...

Train Ride to l'Aiguille Verte (Day 66), Chamonix, France travel blog

Train Ride to l'Aiguille Verte (Day 66)

A travel blog entry by thearodgers

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... centreville. We bought a few fresh vegetables and then walked around the main part of town for a little while.    I love Chamonix. The views from every corner of the little town are breathtaking; it is a multi-national (French, Swiss, Italian ...

Chamonix - Mt.Blanc, Chamonix, France travel blog

Chamonix - Mt.Blanc

A travel blog entry by taralacey

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... lot of baking for us. By now I am enjoying the routine of dinner: appetizer, main course, cheese, desert, and coffee. We left Chamonix early on the 10th so that I could pick up my ticket for Uganda at the Emirates office in Paris before the weekend. ...

The very best of hiking, Chamonix, France travel blog

The very best of hiking

A travel blog entry by fwice

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Thanks Laurent, it was the most beautyfull trail I've ever made. Stunning landscapes, very deep into the wild. From the green vegetation to the snow at the peak, just terrific ! ...

The Tour of de Injured Joints , Chamonix, France travel blog

The Tour of de Injured Joints

A travel blog entry by hammitt

Walking has become a thing with my family.  It started a few years ago in Morocco, when my parents and I walked across the desert for 90 miles with camels.  That's the kind of thing that can get you hooked.  Two years ago, all five of us ...

Mark - Un homme de la montagne, Chamonix, France travel blog

Mark - Un homme de la montagne

A travel blog entry by amy-mark

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... way to Paris. After much deliberation, we decided to head to the Alpes for a few days of hiking before catching the Tour de France. Chamonix was our desired location and we are so glad we went there. First, a disclaimer for any of the pictures we ...

the most amazing ski trip of my life, Chamonix, France travel blog

the most amazing ski trip of my life

A travel blog entry by emily.

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... for my snowboard i start to get really nervous and think its not such a good idea to re learn to snowboard on a mountain in france, but i stick with it. i get my board and figure out my bindings are not the way i want them and the rental place was ...

Chamonix - avalanches, soggy dogs and campervans!, Chamonix, France travel blog

Chamonix - avalanches, soggy dogs and campervans!

A travel blog entry by signsoflife

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... the risk of avalanches was really high -we could hear loads of controlled avalanches being set off early one morning. We have been to Chamonix once before in the summer when it was almost deserted, but it's great in the winter with all the skiers and ...

Snowboarding, Chamonix, France travel blog

Snowboarding

A travel blog entry by laine

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... happy being stuck in a room with 5 girls. We weren't able to go up the mountain on the first day so we checked out chamonix, had a nice lunch (guessing what it was were ordering) and checked out the mer de glace.  It is a huge glacier that heads ...

Chamonix, Chamonix, France travel blog

Chamonix

A travel blog entry by robsons

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... cleaned up after sleeping in our clothes last night!  Ahhh! Our room has a magnificent view of the valley.  Chamonix occupies the very narrow valley that exists between two huge snow-capped mountain ranges including Mont Blanc on one side ...

Day 28 - Chamonix, Chamonix, France travel blog

Day 28 - Chamonix

A travel blog entry by c895868

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Sadly, we are leaving Alpe d'Huez this morning for our next destination...Chamonix. It would have been great to hang around for another 2 days to see the TdF stage finish here but not this time. Mind you, looking around the town you wouldn't believe that ...

Tour du Mont Blanc, Chamonix, France travel blog

Tour du Mont Blanc

A travel blog entry by markjenner

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... to do the famous walking trail Tour du Mont Blanc (TMB), which is a circumnaviagation of the Mont Blanc range, crossing from France to Switzerland to Italy before returning to France again.  We decided on a 12 day group trip that we organised ...

Chamonix, Chamonix, France travel blog

Chamonix

A travel blog entry by helene.mongeon

... superbe, j'ai mange une bonne fondue suisse, jai ete voir du theatre....j'ai rencontre une amie et elle m'a invite chez elle a chamonix et me voila dans les alpes c'est trop fouuuu comme c'est beau. la jeprouve de la difficulte avec les photos mais ca va ...

Butt chillin' cold, Chamonix, France travel blog

Butt chillin' cold

A travel blog entry by beckerworldtrip

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... . This area is similar to Grendelwald, Switzerland with its extreme peaks surrounded by docile and friendly green hillsides. What makes Chamonix more extreme than others, though, was the fact that the jagged edge of a continental shelf pokes up into the ...

Extreme Skiing...and Partying, Chamonix, France travel blog

Extreme Skiing...and Partying

A travel blog entry by caitlin_hines

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We made our way back to the airport to meet the driver that was taking us to Chamonix, France. We wandered around the airport looking for him and got a little concerned when we couldn't find him. Turns out Emile walked passed him a few times since he was ...

Apr 13, 2008, Chamonix, France travel blog

Apr 13, 2008

A travel blog entry by ferres

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Chamonix, Chamonix, France travel blog

Chamonix

A travel blog entry by sreichs

Well I didnt do a whole lot in Chamonix. went on some hikes and did some relaxing. its another town that reminded me of banff. ski resort town with nothing but tourists, but beautiful. how could it not be with mountains surrounding ...

No, definately not got vertigo, Chamonix, France travel blog

No, definately not got vertigo

A travel blog entry by fnumena

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... it brief. Ok, so we completely underestimated how long it would take us to get thru the mountains and into Italy. Writing this from Chamonix, just on the French side of the 11km tunnel thru mont blanc. It's a lovely place, maybe a bit too posy with ...

On top of the world, Chamonix, France travel blog

On top of the world

A travel blog entry by coryandlaura

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... the dried beef and pickles. I was sure that we were going to pop. I was pleasantly miserable   From the centre of Chamonix at 1035 m, the Aiguille du Midi cable car carries you to 3842 m into high mountain peaks. The first time I took the ...

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