- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... inside wasn't too special and there was no place to look out over the city. If you ever go, I recommend skipping the basilica, and the hike up there!
Definitely a beautiful day trip but there isn't a whole lot to do when the carnival isn't in full swing. I would love to go back in the warmer months to see the caves around the back of the mountains, they sound absolutely wonderful!
... imagine rock-climbing at that altitude, we were breathing hard after climbing the stairs. Next stop was the Mer de Glace, Europe's longest glacier resting in the valley between high peaks. After a train and another cable car we were greeted with the sight of the glacier with its pockets of frozen blue ice and the sight of the hundreds of stairs we had to climb down to get to the ice cave (our destination). Most impressive were the skiers ending ...
... Another guy from our group joined us there and we relaxed for a bit until I was given and took a birthday shot while chatting with my friends and the bartender. About 12:30 Nicole and I left the bar so we could catch the first night bus home, I got home at 1:30, finished packing for the day in Chambery and went to bed.
Saturday, I got up at 5:30 so I could get to my train on time. It took 45 minutes to get to ...
... the two days we were there and little villages within the town. Unfortunately the two castles are closed over winter :( We also came upon a hotel in the town which looks exactly like the Grand Budapest from Wes Anderson's movie. Being in Annecy felt like I was in a Disney movie of sorts. I hope I can go back one day in the summer because I can only imagine how fun it would be, but definitely glad I got to see this beautiful town over the winter in all it's wonderland magic.
... European breakfast of cereal, meats, cheeses and bread, I got everything ready and departed by 9:30am. Connie planned to leave an hour or two later and meet me at the top. My first 25km was back up the hill we came down to get to our hotel, 3km of 5% grade followed by a nice downhill into the town of Cluses. On my way through town I noticed a vegetable and fruit stand so I stopped to pick up a couple of bananas. A short distance later I commenced my ...