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Travel Blogs from Chambéry
... even have that?
There are a lot of toll highways
At breakfast you get a bowl and must decide if you want to use it for coffee or for cereal....I took 2 bowls anyways
The coffee and bread continue to be delicious
New French words:
câlin = cuddly (there was a lengthy discussion on cats)
amerissage = landing over water
arobase = at sign (@)
Zoé (yep, I've gone French)
I had 350 miles to cover if I wanted to hit France today, I couldn't face that on the back roads so did 200 miles on the Italian motorways, 3 hours & 26 Euro later.....I got back onto the A roads. It took me the best part of 6 hours to cover 150 miles over the mountains. I told the Satnav to avoid motorways and toll roads and then take me the shortest route......I can't decide whether that was a mistake or not because altitude wise I peaked ...
... rain and had a wander around. Had hot chocolate and an icecream sundae in a shop that had been serving icecream since 1806. The old town is built around a central canal that takes the water from the lake to the valley behind. The intricate system in place to prevent flooding but also ensure that the canal is always full was very interesting to see. Just the small amount of rain we'd had that day saw the canal flowing very quickly and it made an wonderful sound. In the ...
Got up and had breakfast in hotel. Bread toast orange coffee. Lovely breakfast. Drove through beautiful mountains to Grenoble and then onto Annecy. Got hotel Best Western. Lovely room. Bought milk in Spar and food in garage. . Went for walk to old town. Had creeps. Cold Walked and sat by lake. Back to hotel. Lovely ...
... What we had: Escargots in cream, lemon sauce Pork terrine Pike and lobster mousse baked with pastry shell top in cream sauce Pork cheek, butt and foot in onion, artichoke sauce Creme brûlée Chocolate mousse Aperitif 5 fruits schnapps All for €54. Yes drinks included. Worth coming back just for this. We left Lyon with mixed feelings. The food was just awesome but its a big city and very divided into Old Town and business district. The old town area is pretty dirty ...