Le Grand Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... an altitude of 2,802 m (9,193 ft), but this is not a "pass", but merely a scenic loop. It is, however, the highest asphalted road in France and is the highest through road in Europe.
Again, after being geographically challenged, well to be fair not going on far enough to find the next turn point, we have found ourselves in the village of Isola.
We have managed to get into a cabin in the campsite, ...
... growing right then: petits suisses, Cheeses from Savoy, croissants, Lemon Meringue Pie, Paupiettes de Veau (Little Stuffed Parcels of Veal Fillet), Mashed Potatoes, Apple Tart on a Brioche, Meat Stuffed Veggies, Rice Salad, Pastries from my childhood, Pasta Salad, yeah, that was only in a few days, haha!
I practiced Pilates every day, and ran by the Arc (a beautiful, wild river that runs through the Maurienne Valley) to feel a bit better about my diet!
... and marvel at the spectacular view, I think i'm going to have to have to change my mind on the most beautiful ride to date, this one is going to take a lot of beating!!
From our campsite we could see a narrow road which clung precariously to the edge of the mountain, and we were keen to check it out and possibly see if we could ride our bikes along it. As it looked pretty dangerous, we decided to go on foot first and see just how scary it was. I'm so glad we ...
... architecture, a very Swiss style. Everyone was so helpful and nice, I really liked the small town feel of everyone knowing everyone else. I can't imagine anyone being sad while living up there, it was just so perfect! I am already planning a way to get back up there, I fell in love with everything about the Alps. If you haven't been, I strongly recommend making it one of the top places to visit!
... found a bakery where I rewarded my success with a "pain au chocolat" and waited until I saw the others return so we could get back on the bus for the two hour ride back.
Let me just take this moment to say thanks to all the good bus drivers out there, especially in France. It just amazes me sometimes how we made it up and down those hairpin turns and parked 1 foot from another bus.
I hope you like the pictures for this one. I enjoyed it a lot