Boutique Hotel Ermitage

Le Petit Pru, Chateau-d'oex, Bernese Oberland, Swiss Alps, 1660, Switzerland | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Chateau-d'oex

Base Camp: Martigny.

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... you kind folk. Merci beaucoup! So much so, I decided to turn down the offer of an elelphant just this afternoon even though I had been reliably informed they have a history of helping people cross the Alps.
I'll close now as it's going to be an early night for me. I expect it will be a long, arduous day similar to the first day through the Pyrenees last year. Let's see if I can beat 11 hours this time.

Postscript: I've ...

I'm thinking of a jazzy title for this entry.

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... was some unflattering graffiti on walls in the town. In all honesty, the place isn't ideal for a rest day as there are some steep inclines to deal with to visit the Protestant Cathedral - protestantism is the major Christian tradition in th is Canton - and other old town sites.

I say that I'm glad to have the guides, yet they contain information about the upcoming climb through the Alps that has triggered fears about how my vertigo problems will be managed as I make my way ...

Memories of France #3

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... looked very enticing when it was put in front of me - basically, it looked like a big sausage covered in a Dijon mustard sauce. The first mouthful tasted a bit funny, but I reminded myself I was eating out in France where things are done differently, and better. The second mouthful tasted no better, and by the third I knew I'd made a really bad choice. It tasted as if the meat was really 'high' and I could barely swallow the latest mouthful without retching; it really was that ...

Day 51: Sion to Vevey

A travel blog entry by jimboandsusan

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... lake, we passed a train line where there were workmen replacing the sleepers. We've never seen how this is done before, and were amazed to see a machine lift up the rails so the sleepers could automatically be put underneath - we didn't know train tracks could bend so much! A brief stop in the rain lifted our spirits and we went playing in puddles. Unfortunately, while in the middle of a huge puddle, I discovered a submerged edge, which suddenly sent my bike sideways and ...

Cailler Chocolate Factory

A travel blog entry by megs-anoop

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... and crumble them in your hands. They also explained about all the ingredients used for making the chocolate. The milk comes directly from 56 different farmers in the area and is brought to the factory twice a day. Also, instead of using imported sugar, the sugar cane is grown in the area. We were quite surprised by that fact and when we went back outside, we noticed that what had looked like corn from a distance was in fact sugar cane!

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