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Travel Blogs from Les Contamines-Montjoie
... s just as well that I've been fortunate with my lodgings as food and drink is definitely more expensive here.
The weather was extremely kind to me today. It feels as if it has been raining continuously since I arrived in Switzerland, so it made a really pleasant change not to have to wear my rain gear at all today. Actually, it's pouring down outside right now, but that's no problem as I'm not going out again this evening. I did ...
We just finished the tour du Mont Blanc - 180km, 3 countries, 9 days! Also some sore feet by the end...
actually it was probably some of the nicest hiking we have ever done - stayed in some lovely hotels and mountain refuges, ate amazing food each day, good wine each night!
Think Andy was a bit de estates to be in Chamonix in summer rather than winter, but ...
... The pics will tell you the story, simply breathtaking. Even the "step into the void" with its 1000m fall below held no fears.
We stopped for a coffee at 2000 odd metres where their is a coffee shop complete with Donkeys,
After our descent we toured around the picture postcard perfect town of Chamonix ...
... Forclaz which I climbed yesterday. We stopped for a coffee and the views of the full lake panorama before finishing the full lap of Lac Annecy .
Tomorrow we are off to visit "the roof of Europe", Chamonix to ride the cable car up to Mont Blanc at a dizzy 3842m. The views are said to be spectacular, hope we have clear weather.
... 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 Les Contamines-Montjoie
10 Allee Du Nant Rouge, Les Contamines-Montjoie | Hotelfrom $132