Hotel Miravalle

Planpinceux - Val Ferret , Courmayeur, Valle d'Aosta, Italy | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Courmayeur

Day 8- The end of the circle

A travel blog entry by glazer on Aug 11, 2014

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... much the scope of the day, got to go, my book is calling me. -- Tali A rather disappointing end to the hike - with the pouring rain and poor visibility up the mountain, it made no sense to attempt today's walk. Instead we took our time in the hotel and had a relaxing breakfast and packed up our backpacks for the last time. ...

A long day

A travel blog entry by glazer on Aug 10, 2014

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... our way to le Peuty, passing a heard of cows and our first goats. As the day was supposed to be a pleasant hike (14km, 2500ft) and feeling bad about missing the Fenetre d'Arpette the day before, we bumped into some fellow travellers who said they were heading to the col de Balme as well but rather were going via the Chalet de glacier. This was an hour from our current location, back up the mountain (and 45 minutes from our days original starting point!). Not to ...

Day 7 - nearly finished

A travel blog entry by glazer on Aug 10, 2014

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Spent the night in Trient - not exactly the same quality of hotel or view from my window as before, but the constant cow bells were a nice change.. don't these things sleep? Today we make our way back to France over the Arete des Posettes, a whale backed ridge - supposed to be a gentler day of only 15 kilometers and 2500 ft elevation gain and loss. The high point will be the Col de Balme which is supposed to have a funky restaurant for lunch... -- ...

Hiking till the cows come home

A travel blog entry by glazer on Aug 09, 2014

Woke up this morning to rain.... But it soon stopped. We were planning on doing the Fenetre d'Arpette, a dramatic hike over the pass with excellent views. After speaking to a local,they convinced us that due to the weather, the Arpette was a bad idea - visibility was poor and there were some areas that could be difficult especially if one did not have good maps and gps. This was the more difficult hike with an elevation gain ...

Shabbos in Switzerland

A travel blog entry by glazer on Aug 08, 2014

... we were eating and then a beautiful rainbow from one mountain top to another appeared; hoping it's clear in the morning. Looking forward to a good sleep. -- Harriet Today we went up the mountain and then back down. Chaim the cow and the rest of his family started following us when we passed through their enclosure, Harriet was loving it. We passed another herd of cows all different ...

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This hotel, located on Planpinceux - Val Ferret , Courmayeur, is near Golf Club Courmayeur et Grandes Jorasses.
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