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TripAdvisor Reviews Lacs Hotel Chamonix
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Today is the
second last day of my holiday so I felt I should do a heavy hike as it is to be
my last one. I’m now in a hotel in Megeve, a fairly upmarket village
particularly in the ski season about 30 kms from Chamonix. It is also only an
hour’s drive from Geneva which makes the return of my rental car on Sunday
prior to joining my flight home that much easier.
As all the
... cigarette very quickly.
That stuff is strong and it blew my head off. Not wanting to alarm Rene who had warned me not to go too hard (he doesn't touch the stuff himself) I suggested we step back outside and go for a walk. Suffice it to say the train ride home was interesting.
I completely muzzered the train from Noordwijk to Bremen and ended up making up my own itinerary up as I went. I had a ticket on my phone that ...
... entertained most of the time, though the occasional traffic lights at roadworks provided some dramatic viewing opportunities for me. Coming into Chamonix was really dramatic and H managed to find a great picnic spot next to a golf course (pics). Nice to stay in an hotel for a change, simplicity and anonymity oddly reassuring. Love to all again. ...
John, my brother in law and I had a magnificent day up at L'Aguille de Midi (3,841m) high above Chamonix followed by a three hour hike from the cable car's mid station to a glacier where we caught a little mountain cog railway back down to Chamonix.
We were very lucky; the weather was perfect, full sunshine and beautifully clear air. Great for photos. I'll enter more details once I have a little more time. I just wanted to get these photos up on the ...
... which is a little surprising, as packet sauces are almost always a fail. The rosti was quite good too, though I thought it not dissimilar to a potato cake, just coarser potato.
Sam felt too full for dessert, but I coaxed her into sharing the tarte aux citron (lemon tarte), and I also had ½ of the other small cake we obtained (a local version of black forest gateaux). Both delicious, but preferred the lemon tart.
Watched a TV show in English which we ...