Hotel Alpes & Rhone
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... 8221; lasted approximately 90 minutes before it was time to board the cog rail train to Mer du Glace. We were able to the abrasive effects of a former glacier on the geography of the mountain. It looked almost like a quarry.
After our two Alpine excursions, a nice meal, and a brief walk through the town, Attilio whisked us back to the heat and humidity of Geneva, where we promptly crashed and burned to regain our ...
... hours we had a baguette, then walked 1hr down the mountain back to camp. In the afternoon we went to Chamonix and booked a guided tour for some hiking and mixed climbing up at Aiguille du Midi tomorrow morning. So excited!! We hired our gear, bought the most delicious pastry, met our guide, then took the bus back to camp. An awesome ...
It rained all day!! We decided to take the train as far as we could towards Switzerland (15mins) to Vallorcine and had lunch in a cute little restaurant recommended to us by our camp ground. Mat and dad had the Tartiflette (baked potato, onion, cheese, bacon) and I had a similar dish with white wine soaked bread with mushroom and cheese. The meals ...
... 40 people buried in an avalanche) and an ancient Roman amphitheater. Barry is important because I lost a 2 euro bet with Julie over this! We wandered through the town and enjoyed a quiet day in Europe. So strange to be able to just stop over in another country for ...
... were absolutely
And so back to our patiently waiting bikes and back to camp
for a well-deserved beer and supper of braaied chicken wings……with skin.
Swiss meat is funny. None of it has fat. All the fat from
every cut is removed by the butcher and one cannot buy any meat in the shops
that has fat on it. Very sad state of affairs, and so we buy chicken with skin
on it so as to satisfy our craving for delicious cooked animal fat.