Hotel Le Mottaret
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... station with shops and restaurant. What was so special about this station is that the entire set up was powered by solar panels. Could we possibly think of establishing something similar in Australia?
The next day was another 420km to Allevard (France) and was looking forward to meet Liz's friend at the Tour du Treuil.
The closer I got to Milan the heavier the traffic became (Mark and Mele ...
Leaving the refuge the next morning we passed a memorial to a half dozen US fliers who had died on the mountain nearby during WWII when their bomber crashed into the mountain. Some of their remains remained frozen in ice till the 1970's when they were returned to the US for burial.
A really steep uphill this morning that seemed to go on forever but was probably three and half ...
... was decorated very creativly with farm tools, cheese making devices, cowbells, vintage pictures, old french cabinets and such.
After dinner, the refuge hosts rolled out a player music box that she cranked, pulling a though a roll of stiff paper with holes in it. Suddenly we were listening to the Beatles "Yellow Submarine"! Everyone in the dinning room, no matter where they were from, knew it and we all began singing along.
... they bought out candles, not to be romantic, they were running low on electricity! For the same reason we had no lights in our cramped dorm rooms, so we had to undress by headlamp. They had no wastebaskets and refused to take any trash because it was too hard for them to haul away, the location being so remote. Too add insult to injury, it was one of the most expensive refuges (about $135 for the two of us).
... Should we bag all this and go to Paris?" She said lets just take it a day at a time.
Went to the tourist office and was surprised to learn that the refuges we hoped to stay at the next two nights were booked up (contrary to what we expected from the guide book). So she booked us in a hotel in Les Contamines for ...