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Travel Blogs from La Rosiere
What a day ! We drove 90mins to Lac Aiguebelette and had a wonderful day. By chance we were able to wander into the athletes area and cruised around all their tents. Just like a Sunday picnic, except, stationery bikes, kids paddling pools and rowing boats everywhere. We tracked down the Kiwi's and quickly took a photo and moved on. We watched the activity on the athlete's screen, went and saw the boats being weighed and really felt part of the action. ...
Did this three times, just for fun.
No luggage but rain on the first two runs over.
The last time was as I headed to france, via Italy.
Because it was sunny I got to see some of the mountains on the last run, just got wet and saw clouds the first day.
Also cyclists were out in the sun, and whilst the fella I chatted to at the top was enjoying his riding and meeting a friend there at ...
By James: Tuesday 1st September was my first day in my new French School, Montessori-Mont Blanc. There are a total of 15 of us in the School. There is my NZ School Principal (Pete) and a French Teacher (Isabella). FB (a New Zealander ...
... completed the race in about 17 hours!
The weather here in Chamonix is still very warm, and large sprinklers were set up in the street to add a bit of coolness to the crowds, and this felt very welcome!
We showered and were able with the hotel's help to get a reservation for dinner at La Caleche where we have dined before on another trip, but to our dismay they have changed their menu. The ambiance is still darling but ...
... mountain range, and can be OK weather-wise when the main part of The Alps across the valley is pretty much unclimbable. We managed to do a fun traverse on Skagit Gneiss-like rock in the fog. The fog was so thick that Jaga and I got separated while only standing about 20 feet away! Ha! If you could have heard the yelling that ensued you'd be laughing for sure. Anyways, climbing in the fog is better than not climbing at all, and we were happy to ...
Other places to stay in La Rosiere
Les Eucherts, La Rosiere | Hotelfrom $129