Hotel Le Grand Chalet
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... but we are getting there.
The trade off is we are in a beautiful environment. Very dry air, and hard water. Altitude also affects the temperature water boils at, and how long things take to cook. Soft boiled egg is 6 minutes. Fortunately there is an App to help with such things. Also means that hangovers can arrive early and hit hard. Possible due in part to dehydration, but alt also contributes to less oxygen in the blood. Up and down stairs is often hard ...
... balconies, beautiful wildflowers & easy walking wth wondeful views of the snow mountains. Refuge Bethone was crowded, but some of us had a good room with our own bunk & a bathroom!!! Dinner was very communal, lots of pasta, bread & wine. Julie & I had to stop twice on the way back from the dinner hut to our hut. A very social night ...
Oops, no notes again! Refuge Elena quite new and modern. Large dorms but partitioned into bunks of 4. Located on a high ridge overlooking the valley, where we had a long break and arvo tea. Met some interesting groups of Italians, see the funny hats. It seems that all of Italy has these 2 weeks off, so the trails and refuges are full. Dinner in a lovely dining room, food pasta as usual. ...
... Hotel de la Paix.
When I got to my room, I thought perhaps I had arrived in Lilliput vs. Lausanne as my room was
elf-sized. Very small, about the size of a 8x10 prison cell. However, I was on the 5th floor with a balcony overlooking Lake Geneva, so all was not lost. I will also say that the bathroom is the most pristinely clean bathroom I have ever seen in my life. I mean CLEAN. It was so clean you could eat off the floor. It ...
So, on Thursday, I cleaned, packed, did grades, etc. I got a lot done. After all that, I got ready for the banquet. Since last time we had to sit on a steep, grassy hill in the dark, in our dressy outfits, I decided to dress up less this time. I just wore black pants and a nice shirt instead of a dress. And I wore sandals instead of heels- I practically fell off the mountain last time. I headed over to Savoy and found my family. We had dinner, then went on to the ...