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- High-speed internet in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Heated pool
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Paul's training has kicked in. The Ironman in Copenhagen is on 23rd August. Paul went up the valley this morning (on another beautiful day). We zipped to the weekend market and then headed off to Geneva to get a new rental car. We haven't found a car to buy yet, so need to take back our rental and exchange for a smaller version. Unfortunately the first rental car got dinged in the side (car park ding, we think). This ...
We finished another long day, from Champex, Switzerland. This is the northern most point on the TMB trail. About 3 hours into our hike, in the middle of a cow pasture high above the valley we encountered the Alp Bovine cafe! It was almost at the high point of our hike today. We had a sandwich and. Old drink there before continuing to Hotel De La Forclaz. The hike ...
When we first planned our adventure to France, the joys of a new language, some vibrant cuisine and everything French would overwhelm any minor problems we might encounter. Except for the Elephant in the room: French Bureaucracy.Even President François Hollande a couple of years admitted French Bureaucracy was too big and too burdensome, pledging to press €3 Billion in savings in his first year of ...
... br> It truly is a wonder of engineering and
I am so glad that the weather cleared enough for us to see around.
There was some sort of music festival
going on in town. First we found a small orchestra but they were not
particularly inspiring so I wandered a bit further and found a rock
band playing “Money for Nothing”. Rami and I sat and had a drink
and listened awhile.
Then wandered further and found ...
... on a more direct route back to the mini-bus. It had been a great outing, and a wonderful way to experience the "real" Alps. Liz, Olivia and I opted to stay in Vallorcine for lunch, which we had on the terrace of the restaurant by the station, which - to be honest - was a little too hot! We took the train back to our cabin, and spent the rest of the afternoon chilling out (and recovering!)