PV-Holidays Residence Maeva Le Grepon

131 rue Marie Paradis, Chamonix, Haute-Savoie, Rhône-Alpes, 74400, France | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Chamonix

Café Extreme, Place Jacques Balmat, 5.30pm

A travel blog entry by jeremyhill

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... home tomorrow. Driving in the rain will not be pleasant though.

There’s a gentle breeze. Kids on trikes. Mums with buggies. Patient dogs waiting while their owners stop and chat. The odd person on a bike. The odd person with skis on their shoulder. There are a few more dressed-up people round here ie not wearing ...

Résidence Le Choucas, prom. Marie Paradis, 9.15am

A travel blog entry by jeremyhill

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... ice or glacier at that point. And when you get off the train at Montenvers and take the cable car and walk down all those steps, you’ll get to a load of stones. And the hardcore skiers and mountaineers who come down the mountain by train will have to walk before they can get up to the station. Or of course they can just build another station higher up the ...

Résidence Le Choucas, prom. Marie Paradis, 9.45pm

A travel blog entry by jeremyhill

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... when necessary. And anyone that flouts it names and shames themselves.

I can’t help but think that such a scheme would be met with uproar if introduced in the UK. But it’s difficult to compare when geography and weather, as well as vehicle use all contribute to the severity of the problem and necessity of such mitigation efforts.

Anyway, I never though I’d see the Chamonix valley looking all smogged-up like ...

Car park, Télécabine le Tour Col de Balme, 5pm

A travel blog entry by jeremyhill

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I'm sitting here after the day’s skiing. With the evening sun to my right, a gentle breeze flowing through the car and a cup of coffee. This is après-ski.

I was reassured today to see I was not the only one with a thin old-style pair of skis. I thought I’d moved up when I got my carving skis on eBay. Turns out things have moved on since I last came skiing and everybody’s on these ...

Residence Le Choucas, prom. Marie Paradis, 11pm

A travel blog entry by jeremyhill

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... br> c) Remembering how to ski; and

d) The sun shining all day.

On the last point, as I started skiing my first slopes of the day I could hear boom-boom night-clubby type noise in the distance. Taking the chairlift up the mountain later revealed all: a beach ...

Location

This hotel, located on 131 rue Marie Paradis, Chamonix, is near Aiguille de Midi, Montenvers Train - La Mer de Glace, Mont Blanc, and Vallee Blanche.
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