Travel Blogs from Combloux
... into a copper moon shaped plate that is slowly heated by a electric bar element. The cheese slowly melts and as it does it runs and drips from the wedge. You use a knife type scraper to then transfer the melted cheese to your plate where you eat it with the meats, potatoes and pickles of your condiment tray. It was a fun meal to have on a cool wet evening. Our return bus ride proved too hard for us as we failed to locate the bus stop, walking round and round, getting ...
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 ...
... Normally it is accurate to less than 10 feet. I can only assume that the error arose because At that point I was in a very steep sided valley and so it could only 'see' a very limited number of satellites. The other, more serious moment, happened shortly after my guidebook had indicated that the path would become tricky for cyclists and horseriders. Sure enough the path did get very narrow high up above ...
... there of people day tripping from the Scenic Boat Cruises so it was a busy little place but looked like it could be very quiet at times. Onto the Annecy, we drove through valleys and wound high up into the mountains where we found the Swiss alps already capped in snow. We hadn't expected it to be such a big place and found ourselves caught in quite a bit of traffic around 6pm as computers moved between Geneve and Annecy. Our host, Karine, arrived in the car park just as we did ...
... about 10 miles from Verbier, a well-known skiing area. As usual it took a ridiculously large amount of effort to get somewhere to sleep. No surprise that there was no-one in the religious house. No campsite here so I went berserk and booked into the only B and B. There something about being soaked and cold that just puts me off wild camping. Nice dinner was a bonus. Could sort of justify both by the big climb tomorrow up to the Italian border at the Great St Bernard's ...
Other places to stay in Combloux
57, route de l'Epine, Combloux | Hotelfrom $67
1018 Route De Saint Gervais, Combloux | 2 star hotelfrom $70
149 route du Vernay, Combloux | Hotelfrom $52
253 Route Du Bouchet, Combloux | Hotelfrom $184
300 route de la Cry, Combloux | Hotelfrom $137
Chemin Du Champet, Combloux | Hotelfrom $144
1191 route du Feug, Combloux | 3 star hotelfrom $99