Hotel la Vallee Blanche
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... being extremely damp is home to many different
varieties of mushrooms, ferns and moss. On the way down we met up with an Adder
Snake which had just shed its skin.
The interesting part of the descent is that although it is
extremely steep and rocky, there are tracks that indicate that some maniacs
actually ride mountain bikes down these paths.
Eventually we arrived at a small group of chalets called
Gueuroz. These were probably holiday homes but a few ...
... back at 2pm as they were shutting shop for afternoon siesta..that is just really bad customer service. Not being able to complete the mission we did some grocery shopping and went back to camp for lunch. Rich and I stayed behind when Chris and Jan left again to sort the battery out and we went for a swim, well a good attempt by me. My back couldn't handle the position of swimming so we both made use of our inflatable rings we had bought weeks ago. I didn't last long as ...
... bridge! then a ladder and one more bridge until I could step down to a giant rock. And all with a backpack on! Yikes, it was a bit exciting!
The scenery getting there was awesome, as was the scenery leaving and getting to our end town of Arolla. We saw a herd of Chamonix (deer like mammal) today which was cool. We also saw the famous Matterhorn ( mountain) for the first time. Woo hoo, it was a great day!
... with leftover duck and broccoli to round to all off). Sounded GREAT – so back to our newly favourite supermarket to pick everything up.
Back at the accommodation realised that it was our last night in Chamonix, so started to think about how to use up some of the food in the fridge. We had a store bought tarte flambé from the day before that we hadn’t had – so cooked that up on our arrival home as ...
... available to do this (presumably we were expected to buy them ourselves). Quite resentful of this, so have been using our woolwash laundry liquid (that we bought in Strasbourg to do some clothes washing) as a washing up liquid, and using one of the supplied handtowels as a tea towel (we did splurge and bought a cheap 4 pack of sponges from the supermarket). Will also be using the woolwash for cleaning the floors etc as needed – should make everything fluffy!