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I have arrived!
Long after stating it to myself and many others, I'm actually doing that whole "take a year off and
What are my plans you ask?
Well, for 3 whole months I will be living and studying in Champs-de-Froges, France! ...Computers can't find it on the map, so Grenoble is the closest!
I arrived yesterday to Geneva, Switzerland and was immediately thrown into ...
... number 2, by the Satnav this time...it should have been avoiding toll roads but it took me into a tunnel that runs under a section of the Alps...a 12.5 kilometre tunnel that cost me 27 Euros to get through.....
It was also very hot in there,38 degrees at one point. Imagine a sauna with diesel fumes and you'll understand..
Check out the bunker that's subsided, you can get inside it but when you do....because it's still the ...
... where I purchased some new walking boots to replace my 20 year old ones.
Virginie wanted to make the most of the sun that had appeared so she took us on a short walk. We drove 15 mins and walked for just under an hour. Our rest day ended in a walk that was mainly up hill at the end...but Michelle's pace did mean we were going at ...
... around but we found the cross!
Virginie decided that we needed to take a route down that she had never done before! As we descended, the cloud moved and the sun was out...and she was right, there were some fantastic views and we saw some chamonix. Thee were parts of the walk where we were walking along ridges, something that did not agree ...
The weather looked pretty good this morning but we knew there was a threat of some rain so Virginie made the decision that we would just do a mediocre length walk! We set off walking from the chalet, heading for the summit of Col de Maronne and then down via Signal de l'Homme. 5 or so hours later in mountain conditions, the rain certainly came down so we arrived back wet through!
After dinner, our evening entertainment was watching the Life of David Gale. Great film!
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