Express By Holiday Inn Grenoble - Bernin Hotel
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Drycleaning onsite
- Car rentals
- Shuttle bus service
- Bed and Breakfast
- Tennis Court
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A distance of 390 miles today brings us to just outside Grenoble and the small village of Bernin where we have a room with a view of The Alps.
Today's drive has been through a series of well known wine regions starting with Champagne and in no particular order, Macon, Beaune, Nuits St. George, Beaujolais and we even passed near Dijon where …
... some more and found that I chose a terrible time to visit. Not only was the Chateau closed for security reasons, but the large museum was closed for renovations, and the famous elephant statue was being renovated as well and the elephants didn't exist. At least they made a joke of the fact they were without the 4 w/o butts by making signs with large elephant butts.
Well after those disappointments, I ...
... can't believe I actually got to experience it!
The first thing we saw when we got off the bus was a dog sledding team, I knew immediately that I would love it up there. The dogs were all so excited to get running and I was just holding myself back from going up and saying hi to all of them!
I spent the day snowshoeing around the mountains and got to see a few mountain ...
... hill, so much so that I ended up walking down that hill and picking up from there (I have awful form but my method was working most of the day). When I made it back down the hill and stopped, I decided it was time to stop doing things that could potentially hurt me and my clumsy self so I took my skis off and sat down in the town for awhile to just enjoy the scenery.
The resort has wifi surprisingly so I texted a few people to let them know I made it ...
... de Boigne who made a fortune in the East Indies (no idea how he made this fortune!) and then spent a lot of it on the town. Each of the elephants looks real, and you get the feeling that real elephants are strolling out of arches into the middle of the street! Apparently the fountain is known by the locals colloquially as Les Quatre Sans Culs 'the four without *****' (translation into English by some stranger)! We wanted to hire bikes and ride to a lake a little way out of town, ...