Les Chalets de Philippe
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Time to move again, so we packed up camp and left Martigny
for Sion whereafter finding parking at the station we caught a bus up the
mountain to visit the Pyramids De Euseigne. The bus dropped us in the town of
Euseigne and we walked back along the road to view the Pyramids.
The Pyramids are difficult to describe as they are really
one of the most unusual natural formations that I have ever seen. These
formations were formed when a glacier split into two ...
Woke up to sunshine and an urge to do some exercise. As
usual my travel agent had everything planned and after breakfast we set off on
our bikes to visit the Georges du Trient. This is a beautiful gorge that is
situated on a river that has cut the gorge over 200 meters into the rock. The
cliff faces have been equipped with walkways that allow a visitor to access
deep into the area. Really something special.
From here we saw a path heading up the ...
... a place called 'Bescanon'. When we arrived on the outskirts it was bigger than we expected, more of a city, but did look a good place to explore. As we ventured further in it became a rather annoying place to drive through. As well as being busy it had more one way systems, traffic lights and tram roads. We soon gave up and set a new location into Derry where she tried to take us under a 2.5 meter high bridge. We turned round and she spat her dummy for 5 minutes telling us ...
... br> Back to the present. Decided on a bit of a plan of attack – Given the weather is good today and tomorrow and questionable after that, decided to try and get in as much of the scenic stuff as we can in the next couple of days. So today it was off on a train ride up the mountain to ‘Mer de Glace’, supposedly the largest glacier in France, and the highlight of this trip was to be a visit into an ice cave.
The ride up the mountain ...
We are in a groove now, drive our car in to the town then catch a bus for a ten minute ride into Annecy. No parking, no driving in the city...phew.
Tuesday is much quieter as the kids have finished school holidays. So we spent the day inspecting the old town, wandering along the canals enjoying the sights. Major highlights are the beautiful flowers in boxes that seem to adorn every bridge and building. Food is ...