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... out a “whoo” sound not unlike what you would hear on a roller coaster. This roller coaster like feeling was much more like a free-fall feeling on the way down as opposed to just a bumpy rock on the way up.
Once at ground level, our guide led us through the charming streets of Chamonix to an Italian brasserie, which included lunch as part of our tour. It would turn into our main meal of the day. A ...
We were very excited to see blue sky when we woke up! Since the wether was good we decided to take the cablecar up Grands Montets. We only went half way and got off at Lognan (1972m) and hiked for 45mins to the Glacier d'Argentiere. It was beautiful! Mat did an extra little hike up to the snow line. After enjoying the serenity for a ...
... Perfect for a wintery summers day :) Since we were close we decided to walk to Switzerland! It was a 30min trail through the woods. We bought some Swiss chocolate, then jumped on the train back to Argentiere. It was still raining!! The weather cleared about 7pm so we did a quick walk through the mountains, then a quick dinner and bed. Rain rain go ...
Because we could.... And for no other reason...we took the train to the end of the line. We ended up in Martigny, Switzerland. Much to our surprise , this is the home of the St. Bernard (dog breed) museum (with many tributes to Barry... The rescue dog from 1800-1814 ...
... being extremely damp is home to many different
varieties of mushrooms, ferns and moss. On the way down we met up with an Adder
Snake which had just shed its skin.
The interesting part of the descent is that although it is
extremely steep and rocky, there are tracks that indicate that some maniacs
actually ride mountain bikes down these paths.
Eventually we arrived at a small group of chalets called
Gueuroz. These were probably holiday homes but a few ...