Le Grand Hotel des Bains
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... Even though there were a lot of not groomed pistes, the first day of skiing was enjoyable. The slopes weren't as great as it were in la Plagne or Sölden but it wasn't too bad either.
The second day however was a complete disaster. Somehow with the not-so-drastic snowfall most of the pistes were closed! You could see the ...
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 ...
... but we have not had a chance to clean it."
We both say at once we will take it.
We follow the young man to the parking area after Lucas has brought Bobba down to the check in area amid flurries of loud angry voices and honking horns, He has taken the wrong exit and was unable to get through the boom gate as we had no Swiss francs and the credit card would not work.
He has managed to get through to the voice at the other end of the ...
... happy that I walked the full circuit, taking most of the high routes where there was an option, without using any other mode of transport. That worked well for me. It was not all a stroll in the park but I was happy that I didn't get blisters, hypothermia or lost. I definitely had as many exhausting, as exhilarating, moments. The round trip was about 180km and total climbing was about 10,000m (and as it was a loop the total decent must have ...
... I was that I briefly thought about retracing my steps over the previous 12 miles to try and find it. The problem is that it will be almost impossible to replace while on the road.
As some consolation I had a proper meal tonight. Included a superb chocolate mouse (2 mice in fact). See photo. Now lying in tent listening to the rain. Forecast is for rain for several days. Hey ...
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