Les 4 Saisons
Travel Blogs from Cordon
Paul's training has kicked in. The Ironman in Copenhagen is on 23rd August. Paul went up the valley this morning (on another beautiful day). We zipped to the weekend market and then headed off to Geneva to get a new rental car. We haven't found a car to buy yet, so need to take back our rental and exchange for a smaller version. Unfortunately the first rental car got dinged in the side (car park ding, we think). This ...
We finished another long day, from Champex, Switzerland. This is the northern most point on the TMB trail. About 3 hours into our hike, in the middle of a cow pasture high above the valley we encountered the Alp Bovine cafe! It was almost at the high point of our hike today. We had a sandwich and. Old drink there before continuing to Hotel De La Forclaz. The hike ...
... stalls, a brass band and it was charming. James was edging for a Candy Floss. The girl behind the counter could see me saying "no" to James and she ran after us to give him one, free of charge. At the lake you will see James on this "Inflatable World". Look how he is playing on raft called "Saturn" with the big kids. ...
... passed and then she brought his Coke! He had earnt it.
Due to the mountainous nature of the roads, we found ourselves in and out of several long tunnels. For some unknown reason, we all suddenly became 5 year olds, and continually sounded our horns, confusing all our European cousins driving alongside us.
As we approached the Italian border, we were in persistent mountain rain, which was actually quite refreshing after the previous days heat.
A small queue at ...
... 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
90 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