Hotel Les Carrettes

Address: Au Pied des Departs de Pistes, Valmeinier, Savoie, Rhône-Alpes, 73450, France | Hotel
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This hotel is located on Au Pied des Departs de Pistes, Valmeinier.
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    Travel Blogs from Valmeinier

    Take car on holiday, take trouble

    A travel blog entry by jeremyhill on Sep 25, 2015

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    ... ago.

    But it’s all an experience, doing car repairs en français. I’m amazed really, that at half past four on a Friday afternoon a) anyone is up for doing any work, and b) they can whip the wheel off, and the tyre, and fix a puncture, all within about 15 minutes.

    Cappuccino without chocolate

    A travel blog entry by jeremyhill on Sep 23, 2015

    6 photos

    ... all up the Maurienne valley has been cloudy and rainy – and snowy higher up – all day. Generally grim in other words. Here is actually sunny, albeit a bit chilly.

    The other thing is I have just had a cappuccino in Italy. There was no chocolate powder on top. Just frothy milky coffee. I have no idea if that’s an authentic cappuccino or not, but it tasted good.


    A knife display in McDonalds

    A travel blog entry by jeremyhill on Sep 22, 2015

    McDonald's, 9.15pm

    I'm in McDonalds because it’s open and it sells food. Finding something vegetarian that constitutes a meal is a little tricky. Two cheese croque-monsieurs, large fries and a vanilla milk shake. As I sit here in the four-seat diner style booth, I can smell something funny. It smells like a horse has ...

    Doing a recce

    A travel blog entry by jeremyhill on Sep 22, 2015

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    Plan Lachat, between Valloire and the Col du Galibier, 7pm

    I'm part way through driving up to the Col du Galibier, a beast of a mountain. It’s such a beast of a mountain that many years ago when I was working in Valloire ...

    Arriving in kebab town

    A travel blog entry by jeremyhill on Sep 21, 2015

    3 photos

    ... it says many a good time has been passed here and many a fag smoked in the process. At the bottom of the stairs, the Michelin map of Europe with the grubby wear marks over Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, gives another angle to the tale.

    Tonight’s meal was – three-cheese panini, chips and coke. Followed up by baguette and camembert leftover from lunch, plus out-of-date Snickers and out-of-date Coke ...