Hotel des Princes
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Turning the book to a new Chapter: Crossing France!
After Riding through Austria 2006 and 2007 and crossing Switzerland and Northern Italy 2008 and 2009 we finally arrived in the country of great wine and food: La France.
Unlike other camino travelers, we choose not to take the "official" via from Geneva, but instead took off were …
... one of my interests fully and having the opportunity to real be an expert in French.
Anyways, feel free to follow along! If you speak some french or no french at all and want to learn, I'll also post words I've never heard before and you can learn too!
Additionally, as I begin to learn them, I'll post bible verses in French too!
Interesting observations so far:
There are lots of long distance coach buses ...
... inside the floor is sloping, if it was a hill you could walk along it just fine but because you brain sees a normal corridor you can't make your legs do the walking on a slope thing. It was just like being drunk, I was literally bouncing of the walls. There was a few others in there as well, just like being on a fairground...but cheaper!!!
So I'm now in France, this will be my last country on this trip unless I hit Belgium to visit a mate.
... were very courteous and took a very wide berth. Cars weren't always so kind! There were some beautiful homes edging the lake, as most residents are retired and many have Swiss or Austrian number plated cars in the driveways. Apparently this is often the case here as its much cheaper to live in France, and some commute to Switzerland for work each day, it being only 40 kms up the road. We eventually made it round to the Old City of Annecy after one more long shelter ...
Got up and had breakfast in hotel. Bread toast orange coffee. Lovely breakfast. Drove through beautiful mountains to Grenoble and then onto Annecy. Got hotel Best Western. Lovely room. Bought milk in Spar and food in garage. . Went for walk to old town. Had creeps. Cold Walked and sat by lake. Back to hotel. Lovely ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
Stayed there for only one night.
Rooms small but clean, breakfast edible.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.