Les 4 Saisons
Travel Blogs from Cordon
Well here we are back in beautiful Switzerland, this time in Geneva. They still have their own funny coloured money, they still have strange powerpoints, it is still very expensive but this time they are all French. Now that I have got the hang of Italian I have now got to change my Si's back into Oui's and my Grazia's back into Merci's.
Our home for a couple of days is our first AirBNB rental which is great, although just a ...
... to join them for lunch. Their youngest granddaughter (my cousin once removed), Norah, is staying with them for the week and so I was finally able to meet her! She just turned 5 and is absolutely adorable! I watched as her and Uncle Jack played “War” – it was too freaking cute! We had a nice lunch together and as always, I greatly enjoyed Aunt Danielle’s fabulous cooking. After lunch, I headed home so I could spend ...
... made me feel right at home. Phillip Ménard, a one-man-blues-band, performed all sorts of blues tunes, in English, that it caught me by surprise when he kept speaking in French in between the songs, lol. He was quite talented and it was really nice to get out, be a part of the local scene and hear some great music.
The apartment I'm staying in is quite cozy and my host is ...
Continued to head south of Madrid to Spain's Mediterranean coast to visit a desert area where many of Hollywood’s classic westerns were made in the old days. We were told it was an area worth visiting by a couple of Germans we bumped into. By Australian standards pretty ordinary, but for Europeans something quite different.
We followed the coast in a north east direction towards France for a while but quickly lost interest. This is not to say that there ...
... round Apricot and pistachio? maybe some hand made chocolate? I can't decide, Perhaps I could do both tarts, doesn!t look like I'm getting lunch anywhere else today.
Bugger it's locked. Oh well, just have to drool. maybe it's open on the way back.
Saint Maurice de Rotherens is a tiny old town in the foothills with the most stunning mountain backdrop. The European mist (smog?) hides the best of the view, but it's still wonderful. so where are the signs to the walking ...
Other places to stay in Cordon
Les Darbaillet, Cordon | Hotelfrom $129
90 route de la Jorasse, Cordon | Hotelfrom $109
Route de la Scie, Cordon | 4 star hotelfrom $164
4080 route de Cordon, Cordon | Hotelfrom $185
2087 route des Miaz , Cordon | Hotelfrom $196
Les Miaz, Cordon | Hotelfrom $59