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... drive straight
up to the gate started the alarm bells ringing in this suspicious old barstards head.
I leapt out of the camper and with flailing arms and my kindergarten French indicated the direction of the office so that they understood that I knew they were up to no good. Well the looks that I got back from those assembled indicated to me that they already had a plan in place and I could get rooted.
Now I am the last one to stand in the way of ...
... for beautiful views of the surrounding mountains, a couple of paragliders, and the fresh new snow on all the peaks.
This will be our last entry for this trip! If you've been reading along - thanks! We have had a wonderful trip and enjoyed the company of good friends Cindy and Ted McCord on these last 2 weeks of it!
Bonsoir for now! (off to have some raclette and tartaflette for dinner!)
... gondola of the day and 20 minutes later we reached the top, 3842m high. We were a little naive about the weather up at the top but we were quick to realise it wasn't a joke. It was 0 degrees and we were cold, especially if you found yourself in the wind. We saw so many people in their hiking snow gear trek off the mountain top out into the open snow. We spent an hour or so at the very top and took in the ...
... cable cars are now closed for the summer season there is a limited
number of feasible hikes that don’t involve a huge climb from the village. The
tourist information centre recommends a hike up to 2,000 metres to Petit
Croisse-Baulet which I can access by car.
hike took me four hours and the scenery was beautiful once I got some altitude
after the steep climb through the ...
... actually just a forest worker (with awesome leather hat!). He was very friendly but made it clear I needed to move on. Time to head to Munich I guess...
Munich was all about Oktoberfest and Oktoberfest was all about having a couple of quiet beers and eating some nutritious salad based meals.
We took it easy on the first day and only had a few steins (I think?) before hitting the rides for some adrenaline to sober up. The highlight of ...