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I've been to a lot of ski towns in the Alps over the past five years and I must say the ski town of Chamonix was by far the best I've been to. I'm afraid I can't say the same thing about ski pistes. There were four ''domaines skiables'' and we haven't had time to explore all of them. So we decided to ski in Brevent Flegere and Les Grands Montets ...
Driving in the luxury of the Benz into Charmonix for lunch
and then through the Mont Blanc 11.6km tunnel into Italy is fantastic and we take the road
leading up and over the St Bernard Pass. it's the highest mountain road pass in Europe 2300 meters. Lucas has put that
car through its paces on the twisting turning switchback roads and scared the
**** out of me on the hairpin bends but ...
Charmonix , Mont Blanc in the French Alpes
After leaving Lyon we head towards St. Gervaise Le Bains 15 minutes outside Chamonix and our chalet in the mountains. It is 2 hours from Lyon and a very picturesque drive.
We arrived a little early and pull up in front of a cluster of chalets and the letter boxes all have the same number on them. It's a bit confusing and we decide to ask the man working in the garden in front of one of ...
... stop, and finally had the chance to go for a short hike in the afternoon in the mist. I had breakfast during the way down in the little mountain train. Through the window I can see the striking views of the alps once again, with the sun of a new day. Travel day. Today I'm visiting Montreux, a really nice small village in the feet of the mountain and in the side of the huge west swiss lake that extends til ...
... the SWISS check in counters. Unfortunately we did not manage to get tickets with seats next to one another, but with the hope of being able to change with someone on the plane, we got onto our first flight to Zurich.
As it turned out, Wouter and I were sitting next to each other on the 35 minute flight from Geneva to Zurich. We were absolutely exhausted, which ...