Travel Blogs from SamoŽns
... caught a local train to Chamonix proper and checked back into the Grand Hotel des Alps, our original starting point, where we were repatriated with our luggage. The rest of the day was spent relaxing in the hotel and waking the busy streets of Chamonix. Checkout tomorrow and we start our journey to Paris via a B&B in ...
... by a challenge we headed up to the glacier. It took about an hour and at the Chalet, we stopped and had lunch - great salad made fresh from the owners garden with goat cheese from the town we had just left. Delicious! As we had come a different route, we had to continue climbing up to Les Grand Dessus and then traverse around the mountain to the col de Balme. This all took a lot longer than originally planned, but we finally made it to the col. We had ...
We ended up getting to the hotel at about 8 PM, so didn't have time to go back into town for dinner and to see the city. It was a bit of a bugger considering we won't have time tomorrow as we are at CERN all day. Instead, we went next door to a nice Italian place. I had an awesome risotto, and many of the others got other fantastic looking pasta dishes and pizzas.
... lake - all areas that are protected for public use.
The Olympic museum has recently undergone a huge renovation. Tony and I had been to see it over 15 years ago and it was beautiful then.
Now it is set on 3 floors of interactive programming, videos, touch screens to show us the history and story of the revival of the games. Don't worry, with me and my iPhone experience aside, I had the perfect guides - Talia and Avaia were going to make ...
... we didn’t want to get wetter!
An hour shopping and fueling up French style and we were on the road back to Argentiere to the camp site hoping it was going to stop raining. It was due to clear up this PM, but it’s still raining. We had our Pizza sat out in the Basher and are now time wasting before we go back to our dark, wet, cold, damp, cool and wet (did I say this) tent.
What will the night bring, will we get up to the mountains ...
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