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... and stuff - can't remember exactly - that says it all doesn't it?) From Martigny, we were catching the Mont Blanc Express. There wasn't much at Martigny station - certainly no staff or an information desk. We found a timetable near a siding - there was construction work and we'd have to take a bus for about 28 minutes. That was okay - I'd suspected construction from someone's comments on Trip Adviser. Even though it ended up adding ...
... Finding our hotel was another matter and took ages in the one way streets and the incompetence of our navigation.
We spend a quiet day - it is very cloudy on the top of Mont Blanc and we plan to wait until tomorrow for the visit.
After a light breakfast at our hotel we headed off on our day trip to Chamonix Mont Blanc. On the way we spotted a rest area which specifically had panoramic views of Mont Blanc so we stopped there for a rest stop. It seems my trip to china got me into training for using the rest area squats toilets! We started seeing signs regarding a Mont Blanc tunnel ahead at 50klm and with our destination at 51klm wondered if we were going through. Then came the signs ...
There's a good view from here. People coming and going in all directions. And being a few steps down from the level of the main square, adds to the sense of being immersed.
Being the end of the day, the sun has gone down. Being the end of this spell of good weather, the clouds are rolling in. It’s just as well ...
I went on the Montenvers mountain railway this afternoon. I found out this wasn't just a trip on a mountain railway, but a visit to an ice cave as well. In fact the station at the other end of the railway at Montenvers is by a glacier. Or what’s left of it.
When the railway was built in 1913, the glacier would have been about level with it. Now that ...
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