Le Jeu de Paume
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... ht down for a 1000 meter
vertical descent. Eina. Sore knees and toes were in order and to round it all
off the path was full of stinging nettles and the temperature must have been
close to 30 degrees. Oh well, one has to do these things as well in order to
appreciate life to the full.
So at last, back to our “house on wheels” and off to our
camp where we washed away our aches and pains with a few cold ones and a Swiss “Boerie”
... 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.
... could of passed the time by going up it but I have all on getting up the step into the camper at the min never mind a huge rock/cliff. We didn't want to hang around so with the weather looking like it was going to be glorious we decided to head to some lakes. Half way to the 35km long man made "Le Lac de Vouglans" the weather became foggy. Fortunately they didn't appear to be swim in lakes when we did arrive so we carried on some more. Rich had a Aire site & co ...
... I bought was lait frais as opposed to lait crème and apparently that makes quite a difference. Initially thought the milk was off, but turns out it is meant to be like that! It is basically a milk version of crème fraise or sour cream, and you can buy it by the litre. When we returned today to buy some more they had about 6 types of it, and 1 of lait crème. Go figure.
Headed off to Chamonix – What a breathtaking drive. Walked through town ...
... Surprisingly it was quite warm in the sun. You had a good view of the large glacier ‘Mer de Glace’ (Sea of Ice) which snakes 7km.
After an hour I descended to the half-way station & went for a small walk to get a better view of the village below. I perched myself in a beautiful green meadow, near where ...