Caprice des Neiges
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... over exploited coast, that from past experience has little to offer us, and take us inland.
Doing this has rewarded us with some of the best that Spain has to offer. Great mountain scenery, and some fantastic, old rural villages. There are also an amazing number of deserted farms with crumbling buildings. In the past these farms would have provided plenty of
local jobs, but today’s big farms mean less jobs, and nearly deserted rural towns. Unemployment here runs ...
... century castle and ramparts are still evident. There are flowers everywhere.
Not to be deterred by the rain or the heavy traffic we headed on to Evian. It is right on the lakes edge and we enjoyed a stroll through the old village before heading home to pack.
Wednesday 15 October
Today was spent in Annecy which is a large town on the French side of Lake Geneva.
The lake is large and crystal clear which seems to suit the swans, the ducks and the tourists very well.
The architecture has a much more alpine look then elsewhere we have seen ...
... 1907 but that does not detract from its charm. And if the definition of a Chateau is 'a castle or a country estate, especially a fine one, in France or elsewhere on the Continent' then it certainly fits the bill.
The Chateau has a very interesting history. In 1904 Mary Wallce Schillito, a wealthy American lady discovered the magnificent panorama while travelling with her companion through the domain of the Avenieres. ...
First full day at Chatel. It is so beautiful here. Easy start to the day with beautiful breakfast, and views of the alps. Headed up to the mountain for a skiing lesson at 11am with Fifi. Nice Frenchman who was very patient with us all. Hardest part to start with was the rope pulley getting us back to the top,of the beginners slope. We had a 2 hour lesson and the took the chair lift up to the (near) top of ...