L'echo des montagnes

Armoy, Haute-Savoie, Rhône-Alpes, 74200, France | Hotel
Prices starting from $87.00
 

Travel Blogs from Armoy

Day 54: Chamomix and Mont Blanc

A travel blog entry by jimboandsusan

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... we started getting glimpses of the mountain through the clouds, but it was not the one we had gone to see. Perhaps we will see it on our ride. On our return to Geneva, we have started our preparations for the next ride. Doing our homework on the night before. That's generally how we do things. For the first time we are not following signs and we don't have a little map pack with relatively detailed maps to follow. So we are ...

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A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... by for another rescue mission.

Anyhow, back to today. I walked along the lake shore for 7 hours to get here. It started in the rain and it remained quite gloomy even after it stopped. Above me on the hillside were terraced vineyards that surprised me a little as I didn't know the Swiss went in for wine-making. I also passed a building designed by the famous architectarchitect, Le Corbusier. It didn't look quite as grand as the one I've seen in Zurich, but I only managed to see ...

Day 53: Geneva

A travel blog entry by jimboandsusan

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... their heads underwater and fish that you can easily see through the clear water. But how is the water so clear? I know the Rhone isn't the only source of the lake, but where did the gunk go? On returning from CERN our theories of our less than appealing aromas had been confirmed. The hotel cleaners had come through and to quell the strong scent of of our room, had gone overboard with the bleach through the bathroom. When we opened ...

Day 52: Vevey to Geneva

A travel blog entry by jimboandsusan

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... and we seized this opportunity to get the tent packed up, and soon enough we were on our way. Our legs warmed up quickly, as we rode uphill immediately to leave the campsite. Up, up and up into the vineyards on the hill high above the campsite. After a fair bit of climbing, we reached the spot we were at yesterday, where I thought the climbing would end. It didn't. Up, up, and up. Then super steep down. Then super steep up, possibly the steepest ups ...

Dam Busters

A travel blog entry by theleggfamily

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Sammy wrote:

Yes Stanley, it was very hard climbing the mountain. The path was rocky and steep in some parts.

No I did not have to wear special gear to climb the mountain Molly. We took the chairlift (telesiege) up as far as it would go and then climbed the last few hundred metres on foot. It is summer over here so it was quite warm up on top of the mountain. We ...

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This hotel, located in Armoy, is near Signal de Bougy, Dutch Reformed Church, Les Saisies, and Pissarro Building.
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