Hotel Chalet du Crey
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... br> many people did (and did). It wasn’t quite like that tonight being summer, but I
reckon there were more well groomed women parading past me than I’ve seen
anywhere outside of Paris or New York. Many of them were simply out walking
their dogs. Wow; I wonder how they dress when they go out somewhere serious. I stayed
for dinner and it made for a very pleasant people watching evening.
... sound of cowbells and sheep bells was common everywhere we went. Very peaceful. We were rarely near any roads or the sound of cars. On some stretches of the trail we saw no one for an hour or two.
We reached another very high mountain pass that took us from France into Italy. Switched from saying "bonjour" to everyone to "buongiorno" Stopped for lunch and were treated to some of ...
... tall Dutch guys (neither could stretch out in the bunk beds), an uncle and his nephew. The uncle was 72 and had just hiked from Amsterdam to Istanbul and had written a book about his adventures. We noted his email and plan to write him after the trip.
Before starting this trip we imagined that most of the other hikers would be very young and that we would stand out as the senior citizens on the trail. Actually though, there are lots of people, our age, ...
Lots of steep uphill today, finally reaching one of the highest points of the whole trip, the Col du Bonhomme
At one point Barbara thought she was being attacked by a bull, but after scrambling up a rock to escape it turned out to be a cow with horns in a frisky mood!
Views back down the valley have been stunning. Thankfully the weather has stayed sunny but cool (upper 60's?)- perfect for hiking. ...
... Should we bag all this and go to Paris?" She said lets just take it a day at a time.
Went to the tourist office and was surprised to learn that the refuges we hoped to stay at the next two nights were booked up (contrary to what we expected from the guide book). So she booked us in a hotel in Les Contamines for ...