Travel Blogs from Albertville
... out a “whoo” sound not unlike what you would hear on a roller coaster. This roller coaster like feeling was much more like a free-fall feeling on the way down as opposed to just a bumpy rock on the way up.
Once at ground level, our guide led us through the charming streets of Chamonix to an Italian brasserie, which included lunch as part of our tour. It would turn into our main meal of the day. A ...
... the lake to which we had a front row seat. Ross thought they'd put it on for his retrenchment party........
Next on the itinerary, Zermat, Switzerland
... for a long bike ride (our usual track down the river) and at night went to watch an Ice Hockey game with Esteban and his Mum, Norma.
On Friday, our friends the Blacks came to visit. Our first visitors - Heather, John, Jenny, Clinton and baby Molly (5 months old). I went to Maikan's for the afternoon and we went to Lac Passe. It was so hot and swam in the lake and watched tadpoles.
On Saturday, we ...
... yesterday, so now we are both getting into our routines. On Monday, he took me for a walk through the forest to see the Abbaye that is nearby. Marko is so kind and has been so helpful, always wanting to explain and show everything to me. He is being incredibly helpful for my French! He is a teenager and has his "moments", but all in all he is a sweet kid and I'm excited to have a surrogate little brother here.
On Thursday, Lionel took Marko and I to ...
... noticed that there were markers at every kilometer to tell you how many km were left, how high you were, and the grade over the next km. At first these were informative, but it didn't take long for them to become annoying. I mean really, do I need to know that I’ve only gone 5km and I’m facing a 10% grade and I’m already feeling like this was a bad idea? Half way into the climb I reached the town of Le Reposoir. The grade here was only ...
Other places to stay in Albertville
85 Chemin du Pont Albertin, Albertville | 3 star hotelfrom $133
38 et 40, avenue Victor Hugo, Albertville | Hotelfrom $96
70 Rue de la Combe de Savoie, Albertville | Hotelfrom $47
21-23 Avenue Jean Jaures, Albertville | Hotelfrom $87
8 Place De La Liberte, Albertville | Hotelfrom $195
780 Chemin des Trois Poiriers, Albertville | Hotelfrom $51
1 Chemin de la Pierre du Roy, Albertville | Hotelfrom $90
Sainte-Helene-Sur-Isere, Albertville | Hotelfrom $82