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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. ...
... to find two connected pistes to spend the rest of the day. I have to say I've been quite impressed with the quality of a piste called ''les evettes'' in the Flegere area, it immediately became my favorite piste, mainly because of the width of the slopes.
Ski townwise Chamonix was dazzling with all the sports shops, (Mammut, North ...
... help us with everything even translating for us on our arrival
with our hosts who we do not see or hear for the next 4 days.
Today we go up in the cable
car to the very top of Mont Blanc it is 3800 meters and quite a fast ride. I am
suffering from the altitude and it is very hard to breath and my lips are blue
by the time we get to the top. I struggle into the warmth of the ...
Charmonix , Mont Blanc in the French Alpes
After leaving Lyon we head towards St. Gervaise Le Bains 15 minutes outside Chamonix and our chalet in the mountains. It is 2 hours from Lyon and a very picturesque drive.
We arrived a little early and pull up in front of a cluster of chalets and the letter boxes all have the same number on them. It's a bit confusing and we decide to ask the man working in the garden in front of one of ...
... I even understood (though mostly through body language) when she explained they had an automated payment system – She charged up the amount on the till, then there is a coin and note system that you simply feed the money into, and it spits out your change! Wonder how long it will be before we have them??
I enjoyed the almond croissant with another coffee when I returned home, and lazed around catching up on the blog. Rain has set in for the day, ...