Le Yeti Hotel
Travel Blogs from Meribel
After our rest day we were back into the daily routine of wake up early, down to breakfast, back to dress and then drop bags on truck and then find the bike. My bike is looking a little worse for wear after the last 8 days and 650 mostly wet miles. Like a Top Gear challenge I am willing her to make it to the finish. A quick spray of WD40 (gin and tonic for bikes) was greatly appreciated and she rolled ...
... so it was with good reason. After the glacier, we had a long walk down to the valley in rather stunning weather. At the bottom of the valley we stopped by a Fromagerie where we saw the making of cheese, cream, butter. After that was a further walk along the valley floor we stopped for lunch at Refuge des Mottet offering substantial hot chocolates and a view of mules and the rest of the valley. Rob had finally given in, as no man can survive on bread ...
... It is very steep at the start before returning to a more normal upward gradient on something resembling a long country back road. We had lunch in a paddock, out of the 26 degrees. On offer was more cheese, more bread, more pâté, more salami. Rob, again, ate bread. The weather was beautiful but hard work for people coming out of Melbourne winter. The slog upwards after lunch was on ...
... loads of Alien artwork, and material used in other films, such as Species, that Giger also lent his hand to. It was almost a shock to the system to leave the darkness (in more ways than one!) of the museum and exit out into bright sunshine and blue skys, reassured that all is still well with the world, and that flowers still bloom and butterflies still roam.
Unfortunately no photos are allowed in the museum, which was ...
... English was a little shaky but we managed to teach her some new Aussie words (bonza, cheers big ears, dirty old man), so her vocabulary is now complete. After a bit of confusion as to whether we were the right group, the taxi took our 7kg of luggage and we headed off up the mountain 650m to Col de Voza at 1650m. We had a typical delicious lunch of french cheese, salami, bread and pâté. So ...
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