Hotel-pension Bois-Gentil

Gryon, Vaud, 1882 , Switzerland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Gryon

Day 8- The end of the circle

A travel blog entry by glazer on Aug 11, 2014

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Today was the final day of our tour, but sadly we could not hike due to pouring rain. Luckily we are at a nice hotel in an actual town (Charmonix) which is a good place for a day off. We've all been relaxing Ryan on his phone and I spending an enjoyable day reading on the kobo. Mom and dad have just been walking around. That ...

A long day

A travel blog entry by glazer on Aug 10, 2014

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The day started out pretty normal with clouds threatening and the odd drop of rain. Our goal today was to head over into France once again via the col de Balme, on the border of France and Switzerland. Well me made it, but not quite as planned... After leaving the Col de la Forclaz we headed towards the hamlet of le Peuty, but somewhere along the way we missed a turn and ended up in Trient - this was after a fair bit of downhill... Up we go again and finally ...

Olympics here we come!!!

A travel blog entry by karin.histon on Aug 07, 2014

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... and everyone in tow. This is an important thing when the train comes to your village only once every hour. Sitting there and admiring the view, I checked on the schedule again.

iPhones are magical things when travelling. Allows us to sort out the most efficient, most beautiful routes in Switzerland and taking the headache out of map reading!! Yup...here we are. On time - I thought to myself - to catch the train at dock #2.

Wait a ...

Summer = Swimming!

A travel blog entry by karin.histon on Aug 06, 2014

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Angela delighted us with her staying for two days. When you don't get to see someone but every few years, you grab at as much time as you can get!!!

Bless her heart, when I said that we didn't know what we were up to, she was quick to quip - "I'll just do whatever you do!" with a huge smile on her face. Sigh…I love my cousin.

That morning, Angela made coffee for us (she didn't even need to read ...

Alps

A travel blog entry by paulausman on Apr 21, 2014

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... the way.

Once I arrived, I was greeted by wonderful hosts. They are a young couple from the UK that have a 10 month old baby and live here running the business. I got settled in, took a walk up to the nearest village because all the stores in Gryon were closed because it was Easter Sunday. Luckily I found a small patisserie that sold some other little things I put together for dinner. The rest of the night was just me ...

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