La Porte d'Octodure Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... gate to regulate traffic flow, and you have to leave a deposit on the card. Therefore if you want to leave before reception opens at 8.30, as we did, there is no one to refund you the deposit when you leave early.
I was just about to hit the sack, about 10pm I think, when a car pulled up next to us. There was some discussion between the occupants and some barking from, what turned out to be, two huge dogs they had in the car. The fact that they arrived late, and ...
After leaving the Piedmont region of Italy, and before heading back to Geneva for the airport, we made a quick two-day stop in the beautiful French alpine town of Chamonix. Arriving here on Thursday in the driving rain, we kept hoping for a break in the weather so that we could see the fabulous alps, including the Mt. Blanc, the highest peak in Europe.
Sure enough, patience paid off, and Friday afternoon the ...
... gondola of the day and 20 minutes later we reached the top, 3842m high. We were a little naive about the weather up at the top but we were quick to realise it wasn't a joke. It was 0 degrees and we were cold, especially if you found yourself in the wind. We saw so many people in their hiking snow gear trek off the mountain top out into the open snow. We spent an hour or so at the very top and took in the ...
... were absolutely
And so back to our patiently waiting bikes and back to camp
for a well-deserved beer and supper of braaied chicken wings……with skin.
Swiss meat is funny. None of it has fat. All the fat from
every cut is removed by the butcher and one cannot buy any meat in the shops
that has fat on it. Very sad state of affairs, and so we buy chicken with skin
on it so as to satisfy our craving for delicious cooked animal fat.
... amazing. There is also a tunnel that runs through the mountain and has you coming out the other side in Italy. We enjoyed the beautiful mountain scenery and took in the crisp mountain air. We were getting spoiled. It was surreal taking day trips to these amazing little European towns. Then driving back to the ...