Auberge Le Grand Fourchon
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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... We climbed out of Brian(s)con and headed to the Col du Lautaret. This was beautiful fast road with lost of curves but no switchbacks. Just a buzz to ride and climb into the blue sky through green alpine pastures. From their it was up to the Col de Galibier. At 2642m as its only slightly lower than Ruapehu (2797m), but the surrounding countryside could not have been more different.
I spent only a few days in my family in the Alps, but it was absolutely fabulous!
When family and really good friends meet after not seeing each other for years, it feels so natural, like nothing has changed, we are just together, now, period.
So, I did enjoy our time together, then, period. No Internet, no phone, no pictures. It was our time together and we loved every minute of it.
What's needs to be noted though, is that my European ...
... we then had to negotiate our way past stretches of the very narrow road where the barrier had broken away, and at one point even make way for some nutter who actually drove his car along the road! I can't believe that people actually live in villages at the top of these mountain roads, they probably drive them every day to get their baguettes!!!
The weather has been a steady 20-25 degrees most days with a light frost some mornings and after returning from our ...
... exactly what one wears under a onesie, Elana could barely fight the guys off despite (in her words) having both a cold sore and a boyfriend, and Muriel was also in great form. The night could have gone on much later when Hannah managed to persuade a couple of guys with a hot tub and a bottle of rum that they wanted to host us, but the rest of us weren't so keen and we made it home around 2am.
Had a great day exploring yesterday, but I don't really enjoy snowboarding alone. A bit of FB stalking revealed that a guy I met around 10 years ago (on a ski season in Les Deux Alpes), and his wife, were doing a season in Val D'Isere. Luckily Tom and Carolyn were happy to meet up and after they'd finished chalet maid duties I caught up with them over there. We had a great time in La Fornet, today brought heavy snow and reduced ...