Hotel du Col de la Machine

Col de la machine, Saint-Jean-en-Royans, Drome, Rhône-Alpes, 26190, France | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Saint-Jean-en-Royans

Chamrousse

A travel blog entry by hawkness

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Salut mes chatons,

Chamrousse was day one of our weekend adventure! It started out a bit frustratingly for both of us as the bus we took from Grenoble dropped us off on the side of the mountain that was mostly blacks and reds.

Sidenote here, I should mention that in France (Europe?) mountains are rated by green, blue, red, or black where as in the US it is green, blue or black.

But I digress...

Having ...

Valentine's day weekend

A travel blog entry by hawkness

... bus company has a similar deal with many of the surrounding mountain resorts. Because of this, we had many different places to choose from, but in the end, we decided on Chamrousse and Le Grand Serre. Both seemed to have the slopes we would enjoy the most and Laura had already gone hiking several times in Chamrousse and had long since wanted to ski it as well.

For ...

Font d'urles

A travel blog entry by hawkness

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... about the introduction of something that I had never seen before and therefore had to learn how to use; the tire-fesse.

The 'butt puller,' as the French like to call it, is type of ski lift in which instead of sitting on a seat and enjoying the view while coasting to the top, one has to stick a pole between one's legs and hold on for dear life while being pulled up the side of a mountain!

Or ...

French Provence, hospitality only in France

A travel blog entry by ianwill

... my arriving at the hotel needed some explanation. I looked around the foyer at the broken arm chair and the plastic tables, for a moment I hoped my room had been double booked, sadly it hadn't. "restaurant" I gestured, pretending to put imaginary food in my mouth. I already knew the answer. A Galic shrug of the shoulders told me I was a fool to ask. What was I thinking, stupid Englishman arriving at my hotel with such ridicules expectations. After all it was 9:10 pm !
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From Swiss to French to Spanish

A travel blog entry by rachbritton

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Driving from Lucerne to Barcelona was a 2 day affair of just driving. We said goodbye to the Swiss Alps on Friday morning and travelled back into France where we spent the night at Chateau de Fontager.

We took a detour on our way to the Chateau and visited Geneva! This was unexpected and exciting. It was a beautiful town, with Lake Geneva being very impressive. The water feature in the middle of the lake is to said to be seen by almost anywhere in the ...

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