Residence la Hameau de St Francois
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... around and around and up and down, she goes again...." ...Those words seem to ring a bell from some song way back...
Anyway, we very quickly found that the road deteriorated into a very narrow, basically one-lane road hewn out of solid rock from the sides of abyss-like valleys, as we clawed our way up and up, this way and that, up and up, until we were tip-toeing like flies across ...
... plates, some kind of club tour I guess. If you're going to traverse the Alps in a motorised vehicle, at least do it in style.
The climb to the top from Val D'Isere is about 14 km averaging at a 6% gradient. The weather was good to us, no rain, neither too hot nor cold, so it was a comfortable climb.
There is a small shop at the top, and we treated ourselves to a coffee (no milk yet as it was the first day of the season that it ...
Today we left the Austrian Alps and crossed the border to Italy! We drove a couple of hours to get to Lake Garda, the oldest resort town in Italy where we enjoyed beautiful views of the lake, an Italian pizza and gelato. We then got back into the bus to venture to our resting place for the next two evenings, Verona.
According to the Lonely Plante, Shakespeare placed star-crossed lovers Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet in Verona ...
... to be very few. We chatted over a coffee in Bourg St. Maurice, we then picked up the route again towards Val D'Isere, agreeing that we would be sure to see each other somewhere else along the way, given our similar schedules.
The first bit of the leg to Val D'Isere is actually flat/downhill, which is disheartening when you know you have so much climbing to do. The last thing you want to do is lose height.
The weather was a bit grim by now, ...
I spent only a few days in my family in the Alps, but it was absolutely fabulous!
When family and really good friends meet after not seeing each other for years, it feels so natural, like nothing has changed, we are just together, now, period.
So, I did enjoy our time together, then, period. No Internet, no phone, no pictures. It was our time together and we loved every minute of it.
What's needs to be noted though, is that my European ...