Hotel Terra Nova
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... dense forest.
Once I did
get some altitude, the autumn colours of the near countryside complimented by
the many distant peaks poking through the clouds was very attractive. Most of the deciduous trees had bright autumn colours and on some the leaves were so dry they tinkled in the light breeze as I hiked past adding some magic to the scene. The
hike overall certainly gave me the workout I wanted and ...
... day was Jono getting slapped by some fiesty Italians after they broke his stein.
Day two saw some seriously committed stein consumption, gee whiz we got stuck in hard. The old hands ensured we got there early enough to get a seat in one of the bigger tents so we could drink comfortably all day. I must have proceeded to eat everything in sight once we hit the rides. Oktoberfest was a truly amazing experience, I'd encourage everyone to do it ...
... entertained most of the time, though the occasional traffic lights at roadworks provided some dramatic viewing opportunities for me. Coming into Chamonix was really dramatic and H managed to find a great picnic spot next to a golf course (pics). Nice to stay in an hotel for a change, simplicity and anonymity oddly reassuring. Love to all again. ...
John, my brother in law and I had a magnificent day up at L'Aguille de Midi (3,841m) high above Chamonix followed by a three hour hike from the cable car's mid station to a glacier where we caught a little mountain cog railway back down to Chamonix.
We were very lucky; the weather was perfect, full sunshine and beautifully clear air. Great for photos. I'll enter more details once I have a little more time. I just wanted to get these photos up on the ...
... far below and waved so she knew it was me.
We glided smoothly in and landed in the grassy field. Great fun!
(I filmed the flight with a Go-Pro camera -- hope to add that video here in a few days)
Dinner that night at Chambre Neuf, a restaurant recommended in TripAdvisor. We had a very tasty salmon lasagna (much better than it sounds).