Hotel Les Cretes Blanches
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... of Aosta Valley and the mountains all around. There weren't any shops open during early afternoon, turns out italians can't live without siesta. Either way it was a great town and it might even be our next ski location. ...
... Even though there were a lot of not groomed pistes, the first day of skiing was enjoyable. The slopes weren't as great as it were in la Plagne or Sölden but it wasn't too bad either.
The second day however was a complete disaster. Somehow with the not-so-drastic snowfall most of the pistes were closed! You could see the ...
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 ...
A voice over our shoulder said. "Be a great idea if you turned your phone on". Once again technology has let us down as i have no reception in Switzerland. It was so good to see Ashley after almost 9 months. We all hug laughing and talking at once.
The upgraded car was fantastic and so comfortable for the 3 of us and we reached our chalet almost at midnight. Sunday Today we go up in the cable car to the very top of Mont Blanc it is 3800 ...
... order for breakfast (again)!
Up at 7, drizzling rain so no incentive what so ever to head out on a run. Had a coffee instead! Sam got up and I drove down to the main street for breakfast provisions. Tried another Boulanger for standard Baguette and Croissants, along with a delicious looking Croissant aux almond, and Pain aux lait (soft/light bread roll a bit like brioche).
Enjoyed the almond croissant with another ...