Travel Blogs from Chambéry
... past and went into one of the cubicles. Sue was following me and I heard her ask if the toilets were open. On being told "Non!" she had to go about a hundred yards to search for the only other block on site. Other campers were also wandering round like there was a treasure hunt going on. I've always said "it's easier to get forgiveness than permission." It's a good example! What a ...
... they got planning permission! Came back via the Super U. Cooked goats cheese wrapped in pancetta drizzled with olive oil and honey on a bruschetta.. Went for a swim and then read my book for a couple of hours in the sun. It's a hard life! Reading in Daily Mail on line about trouble at Calais. I hope that it will be sorted by next week. We are booked in at a campsite for the last few days at Sangatte. It was cheap but got very good reviews on Somalian ...
Took the car today, and went for a drive.
Headed north of Chambery and decided to drive around Lake Bourget, and stop at a few towns along the way.
It is very picturesque, and looks a long way on the map.
The towns on the western side, are all very small, with a few vineyards along the way.
We stopped in a few of the towns and had a look around. The weather today ...
... I have no internet. I try the French couple parked next to us. They fiddle about with it, but, seem to think it has not worked.
I cycle the 2 miles back down the road to McDonalds, to use their Wifi to do my essential banking transaction.
When I get back, I fiddle around some more with the Orange SIM card, suddenly, it works, problem is, I do not know what I did to make it work!
Turns out, that was a false alarm, still not working!
... with a
cheese tasting, bought some yoghurt, and headed down the mountain to a
nice picnic spot. After a delicious cheese, bread, yoghurt and veggie
stop, Elodie dropped us off to explore Chambery while he went off to
teach. Gord did some laundry, then we went to the castle (and found
references to twonof the wines from yesterday's winery: the verte and
rouge comtes and the comte who was in charge when the mountain fell in