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... of Aosta Valley and the mountains all around. There weren't any shops open during early afternoon, turns out italians can't live without siesta. Either way it was a great town and it might even be our next ski location. ...
... Hansen etc.) colorful restaurants and bars. The only downside was that due to ''extreme'' snow conditions we couldn't take the Mont Blanc train nor could we see the Montenvers Mer de Glace.
To sum up, I must say I wouldn't recommend Chamonix as a must-see but it's a nice town to spend a few days but definitely not the best place for skiing. ...
Driving in the luxury of the Benz into Charmonix for lunch
and then through the Mont Blanc 11.6km tunnel into Italy is fantastic and we take the road
leading up and over the St Bernard Pass. it's the highest mountain road pass in Europe 2300 meters. Lucas has put that
car through its paces on the twisting turning switchback roads and scared the
**** out of me on the hairpin bends but ...
... Took us nearly half an hour to finally score a park in the 6 storey parking station.
By now I am needing a bio break. Hertz rental is situated on the ground floor of the parking station but no loo. We venture inside to enquire if it was possible to upgrade the little car and how much extra it would cost. "Let me check" said Jennifer behind the counter. "Yes monsieur we have a midsized SUV that needs to go back to Paris and it is no extra as that is your ...
... quite tasty, if not a quite messy to cook. The confit duck portions were preserved in a ton of duck fat, and extricating them from it was a little messy. Then cooking the rosti in duck fat seemed the obvious thing to do, except it took quite a while and it spat duck fat EVERYWHERE!
Despite the mess, it all tasted really nice. The duck was soft, juicy and falling off the bone tender, however it was a little too salty to be perfect. The sauce was also ...