Hotel Bouton d'Or
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... all along the way. Barbara loves the sound of the cowbells as we pass through pastures. I keep telling her "we need more cowbells"! Arriving in Cormayeur, Italy, we finished several days where we stayed only in refuges. the refuges are a curious thing. the meals are usually excellent, but the sleeping arrangements range from private rooms to a row of bunks pushed together. One evening, after dinner, our host played Beatles music on a hand cranked piano. Amazing to be ...
... down 60 feet to the rocky bottom. Then, we reached the first ladder, about 14 feet high, set against the vertical wall. After making it successfully up that, there is a single metal step beside the ladder that I stepped onto to reach a second, shorter vertical ladder. At the top of that I had to move to a 20 foot bridge with a steel grate bottom and two cables along the sides. At the end of that was another vertical ladder and ...
... on a massive boulder overlooking deep valleys in both directions to have one of the best lunch spots ever.
We've got this! From there we worked our way another hillside and down into a glacier moraine from which there did not appear to be any way out and over the mountains surrounding us on every side. Gradually the way became more obvious as we began to follow the devious red and white marks from one boulder to the next up and up and ...
Our last day in Chamonix. Woke up as saw the sun shining – YAY. Went out and opened the curtains and sure enough patchy cloud but quite a nice day (not as clear as our first day, but there is still time).
Looked at the time – Holy &$%#. Its 8 o'clock. Sam woke up just after that, but apparently had been awake earlier and saw me still asleep. Oh well, better get ...
... we will have to pay a one off Swiss tax of over 40 euros and also do not have our passports on us. We have travelled just 9 Kms into Switzerland but far enough to see the cow bells, the cuckoo clocks and the Swiss chalets. Coming back to Chamonix we see amazing mountain scenery going through these villages. Later that day we go to La Houche and explore other areas around ...