La Porte d'Octodure Hotel
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On our way to Milan we decided to stop by the infamous Courmayeur for a couple of hours. We weren't disappointed! Although Courmayeur wasn't as big and appealing as Chamonix it was a picturesque town with ...
... to find two connected pistes to spend the rest of the day. I have to say I've been quite impressed with the quality of a piste called ''les evettes'' in the Flegere area, it immediately became my favorite piste, mainly because of the width of the slopes.
Ski townwise Chamonix was dazzling with all the sports shops, (Mammut, North ...
... help us with everything even translating for us on our arrival
with our hosts who we do not see or hear for the next 4 days.
Today we go up in the cable
car to the very top of Mont Blanc it is 3800 meters and quite a fast ride. I am
suffering from the altitude and it is very hard to breath and my lips are blue
by the time we get to the top. I struggle into the warmth of the ...
... In perfect English he asks if we needed help. We explained we were early for our accommodation and wondered if he knew which one it was. He was able to direct us to the chalet right next door and then asked if we would like to come in and have a cup of proper English tea until our host got home from work. What a lovely family, they have been living in the village for 10 years after moving from the UK and have 2 delightful daughters who compete at a national ...
... 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.