Hotel des Horlogers

Route de France 8, Le Brassus, Vaud, CH 1348, Switzerland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Le Brassus

Day 54: Chamomix and Mont Blanc

A travel blog entry by jimboandsusan

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... next adventure, a cog railway up to a glacier. One that used to be so big it was known as the La Mer de Glacé (Sea of ice). Unfortunately those days were long gone. There were markers along the walk down to the glacier that showed its size in years gone by. It has really shrunk in the last decade, which was quite saddening. The route to the glacier involved the cog railway, then a cable car, then 200 steps. Inside the ...

Day 53: Geneva

A travel blog entry by jimboandsusan

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... their heads underwater and fish that you can easily see through the clear water. But how is the water so clear? I know the Rhone isn't the only source of the lake, but where did the gunk go? On returning from CERN our theories of our less than appealing aromas had been confirmed. The hotel cleaners had come through and to quell the strong scent of of our room, had gone overboard with the bleach through the bathroom. When we opened ...

Day 52: Vevey to Geneva

A travel blog entry by jimboandsusan

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... and we seized this opportunity to get the tent packed up, and soon enough we were on our way. Our legs warmed up quickly, as we rode uphill immediately to leave the campsite. Up, up and up into the vineyards on the hill high above the campsite. After a fair bit of climbing, we reached the spot we were at yesterday, where I thought the climbing would end. It didn't. Up, up, and up. Then super steep down. Then super steep up, possibly the steepest ups ...

Day 51: Sion to Vevey

A travel blog entry by jimboandsusan

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... mix with the milky green water in the Rhone. There were also twigs and logs zooming down the river! We passed through orchards and vineyards, then an industrial area. We have been watching the valley gradually grow wider over the last day or so since Ernen. We know it won't be far now before the river becomes a lake - lake Leman! We decided on hot food for lunch, so we stopped in St Maurice for some nice, healthy Lebanese take-away. Then back into the c...c...cold... Shortly ...

I tried to resist, but I'm glad I relented.

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... conversation, it became clear that Laurence and her 74 year-old mother had completed part of the Via Francigena themselves (as well as the Camino to Santiago from their home) and they were scheduled to complete the final VF stage from Fidenza to Rome later this month. This no doubt motivates them to provide assistance - waymarking, lodgings, etc - to pilgrims passing through their local section of the route. This motivation might also be strengthened by having had ...

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