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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 ...
... had the time of his life. He is at one with this magnificent car.
The St Bernard pass is very cold but stunning in its
desolation. Lots and lots of motorbikes on the roads and all of them giving us
the foot wave as we let them through on the tiny twisting road. We return to
our chalet to shower and change, we have been invited next door for drinks. Louise and Jamie are the most fantastic
... ice skating. The hospitality they showed us was amazing and we spent many happy hours sharing wine, tea and conversation with them.
Our chalet is gorgeous and very comfy we can see snow capped Mont Blanc from the front door.
We are both early risers and do not want to waste a moment of our time in this glorious area and we set off to the village of Charmonix. At the Patisserie we order coffee and croissants that are tender and crisp ...
... up and then down the valley taking us from Locarno back into Italian territory. The peaks surrounding this valley are snow covered with the snow line finishing just above the villages we pass through. The train is reasonable slow and needs to be as it winds around viaducts and tunnels, every few seconds another snow, stream, waterfall, thatched stone cottage or valley vista awaits. Matt is immensely frustrated with the reflection of the glass and Jake is ...
... road is goes nowhere, great tarmac and there are virtually no cars. Heaven for cyclists. What I didn't count on was Julie telling me to go ahead and climb it as fast as I could. As there was really only one way up and down this meant that there was virtually no chance of getting lost. We kissed at the bottom and we both set off on our own journeys up this mountain. I realize it sounds odd to go for a ride like this on our anniversary and not do it together but I think it kind ...