Alpina Lodge - Val d'Isere
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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... Italian villages to pick up and drop off the locals going about their day - fascinating.
Arriving in Aosta, we weren't sure what to expect, but walking around, soon discovered the many ancient ruins from the days of the Roman Empire - arches, bridges, fortresses, towers, and even a huge Roman ampitheater.
The streets were made of stone and narrow and windy and fun ...
... way she was going to make it. We told her to speak to the Guard as apparently the train company in Italy will take care of hotels etc if you miss connections. The American traveller confirmed this with us as this had been the case for the last week as she'd missed every connection. We told her we knew the feeling.....eventually we rolled into Milan.....early evening is a good time to roll into Milan. We like Milan.
... of the entire trip.
Bonatti was one of the better refuges, and even though we slept in a dorm it was an enjoyable place to stay. The etiquette at the refuges is that you remove your hiking boots near the entry -- there's usually some kind of "mud room" or tiny place to store your boots in a cubbyhole. You walk around the place in sandals until it's time to leave.
... out some clothes and hung them out on a clothesline in a super windy spot overlooking a glacier.
Dinner was a terrific risotto dish and pork in a cream sauce. Finally no cheese (were not in France anymore!). We sat across from an older British woman who was walking the whole hike by herself!
We had private room for oursleves which was a treat and we slept like the dead.
We have been in remote country for the last few days. Haven't seen a store, and rarely even a house since we left Les Contamines.
Our last refuge in France was de Mottets, quite a relief after the night before. Although it had been converted from a dairy farm, it had spacious, modern rest rooms, hot showers, semi-private bed room (Barbara only had to share with 3 guys this time).
Actually our roomates were very interesting: ...