Hotel Le Cognarel
Travel Blogs from Molines-en-Queyras
... Col and the ski area that is Val D’Isere looked pretty streak as well. But big and steep, nonetheless. D'Iseran is the highest pass in France.
We’ve taken photos of the signs on the Cols, the vistas and the roads that wind through these places. ...
... then the girl promptly collapsed with exhaustion.
Eagle eyes Kathy spotted a rare sight for us - a native animal - an Alpine Marmot
We stopped at this basic hotel in this tiny roadside village set in one of the stunning valleys. An evening meal in our room of leftover salami, cheese, bread, fruit and a 2007 Cote du Rhone, whilst watching Game of Thrones was very ...
... stranded in their cars in the snow that night. Eventually this friend got home in 36 hours to find their luggage left behind.
I would have to ski. I'm a bit of a wimp. I didn't want to break bones. It was all rather nerve-wracking. I cautiously followed the others to the slopes looking like a giant toasted marshmallow with an added hired helmet for protection and some rather uncomfortable, ridiculously hard to get into and walk ...
... rude not too.
A white Christmas is what we ultimately left London dreaming of. The local ticket inspector in Grenoble calling it quits on our planned day of travel (naturally) and all subsequent trains being cancelled definitely challenged the dream. Not to the point that an afternoon of french sun and 5 litre red cask couldn't solve though. Winning.
As the story goes though, we did make it to our picturesque and ...
We've left Lourmarin with some sorrow, but soon perked up when we got into the Alps. It's been a perfect day, the trees are turning Autumn colours and although it's 26 degrees there's snow on the high tops. Briancon has this amazing fort built to keep the Italians out many years ago. Tomorrow we go over the mountain to Italy toward ...
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