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... 8000001907349px; line-height: normal;">Our car transer to Zermatt arrived on time, 1600metres high in the Swiss alps overlooked by the Matterhorn, the highest mountain in Europe. Such a majestic creature. We had heard that it was sometimes unlucky to see, because of cloud cover, but the gods were smiling and even though we had a little rain on arrival, it cleared and the next 2 days were magic. It is a typical ski village, cable cars, funiculars, train up ...
... would have been great but unfortunately the commentary on board was all in French. The fact that the cruise was so nice and peaceful meant that it really didn't matter that we couldn't learn anything from the commentary.
Tomorrow, provided we can master Travis's Sat Nav system we're leaving Annecy and driving around 395 kilometre, 4 to 5 hours, bound for the Lake Como district of Italy. Our actual target is ...
... Dandenongs only longer. It then links to the tougher ascent of Semnoz.
I'm soaked as I climb through the clouds but it's worth it as I summit in the mist.
Mich had planned to meet me at the top ( I sort of forgot) but getting cold after 15 minutes I descended only to here some local honking their horn as they pass me, damn it's Mich in the car, I chased as hard as I dared on the ...
... a street with a huge outdoor market going on – tons of vendors selling meats, seafood, fruits, vegetables, cheeses, candies, baked goods…pretty much anything good to eat you can think of. We stopped to pick up some sandwiches for lunch, and ate as we made our way back towards the car. It was a short stop here, but one we won’t forget.
The drive to Villeurbanne was smooth and fairly quick, though it was very busy coming into Lyon ...
... The girls boarded, Maclean punched in Annecy and away we went in the great machine. The trip through Lyon and onto the highway was relatively uneventful. Maclean did a superb job. The roads were in excellent shape and in fact, most were on a toll highway that was privately managed by a company called Vinci. This is the same company that operates my parking lot in my office. What a coincidence. As we got closer to Annecy, we were definitely getting into an Alpine ...