Travel Blogs from Chambéry
... tables, and lunch to be served. Mike says he's in heaven. We all are, quite a treat. Lovely train with huge glass windows and glass roof mainly around us, and we just had our first latte macchiato.
Actually reminded me of the train Lenore and Jim were on in Eastern Europe lately !!!!!!!!!
Spent €1.40 each first up this morning and caught the local bus service for the 6 Kim ride from our hotel into the centre of Annecy for a relaxing day of exploring.
Annecy is located just north of the French Alps and the brochures tell us that it is often referred to as 'The Venice of Savoie'. Build around the mid 14th century it attracts this comparison with Venice because of the many water canals flowing ...
... just west of the alps. It's very scenic and has an old part of town that is pretty cool from the Middle Ages. I began my morning there by stopping at the tourism office (always a good place to stop and get a map and advice) and then combing through the giant market that spanned several streets. I didn't need any food but I ended up purchasing 2 pairs of overstock scissors for a euro.
After the market ...
... jumping castle thing at one of the mountain resort towns and stopped off for a play. Not sure who had more fun, but I really enjoyed this climb.
My Strava stats can be found at this link. And that's one big tick on the bucket list climbs for me! http://www.strava.com/activities/750982 91
Now it's off to Anncey to pick up the campervan - another new adventure for us all.
... train to Chambéry who was very nice, on her way back to Milan where she lives.
I arrived just a little while ago to my accommodations where I have a small room with my own bathroom and shower, and a kitchen to share. Now I need to find a place to get stuff such as a pillow and sheets. Apart from the buildings I have a great view of the mountains out ...