Residence Maeva Les Portes du Soleil
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... New Zealand who were paragliding down from the mid-point to Chamonix Mind-blowing views from the top! Saw climbers venturing out in different directions Karin was suffering from a terrible headache (altitude); Bought coffee, hot chocolate & muffins (€18.20) Karin returned to Chamonix --- she went to the front of the line since she was feeling ill & threw up at the cable car station Bill, ...
On last years trip we meet a gentleman in Lurcene who told us about a walk you could do along the side of a mountain outside Sion. We tried to find it last year but failed. This year we found it and it is today's challenge. We have breakfast at 8.00am which was the typical Swiss style contential breakfast but with fresh cooked eggs. All very nice. Next stop is a short 26 km drive to Saviese and the start of Torrent -Neuf. The road leads to ...
... of beers and wines and take in the magnificent views. Dinner is at 7.30 so back to the room to get ready. Dinner is served outside on the verandah overlooking the Swiss Alps. It is a set 3 course menu which costs 56 franks each. We start with a salad with ricotta cheese. This was followed by slow cooked duck and fresh vegetables in an orange sauce and a grapefruit and conqontro sorbet. This was five star dinning at its bests. Back to the room for Limonchello nite ...
... at my brother's wedding a few years ago, in the best possible way.
And then on the Sunday we took advantage of the location. Katrina and I rode the ski lift up to the top of the mountain - something much more disconcerting when there's a fifty foot drop onto a concrete carpark rather than lovely soft looking snow. Apart from a bunch of mountain bikers we had the place to ourselves, and it was a lovely day.
In the evening we met ...
... the glacier
where climbers were camping out ready to ascent to the top. It was a really
amazing experience if not really cold. We were also struggling to breath it was
so high up we were at 3842, 11000 feet.
I live next to the sea 11
Our decent off the top was really quick taking one cable car
after the other to get back down to some warmth. I promised Ci a drink so I
pulled up at a little bar in one of the centres in Chamonix for 500ml ...