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... longer, eat more courses, drink more coffee. Bad, bad, bad!! It is not a tourist town, despite having quite a few attractions, but it obviously has a lot of grandparents who care for grandchildren in the school holidays given the number of kids pouring off the trains into the arms of older people! The city was the capital of Savoy from the 13th Century until 1563, when the capital was shifted to Turin (apparently the Dukes were having trouble with the French, and could get help ...
Took the car today, and went for a drive.
Headed north of Chambery and decided to drive around Lake Bourget, and stop at a few towns along the way.
It is very picturesque, and looks a long way on the map.
The towns on the western side, are all very small, with a few vineyards along the way.
We stopped in a few of the towns and had a look around. The weather today ...
Left Paris yesterday, and caught the train to Chambery.
The trip is very easy - once you have travelledby train once, it is very easy to do in France.
My French lessons are starting to haunt me. I say something in French, and the locals start yammering on with something - they all talk at 100 mph, and I can't make out a thing they are saying. Speaking of which - they never ...
... br> We headed for a camp site just outside Grenoble at Vizille, however when we got there we didn't like the look of it , so headed further on to a small campsite by a lake.
As we were getting settled it actually started to snow!! The surrounding mountains were covered in fresh powder - probably some of the first ...
... did it, then built a village way up in the clouds.
On the winding road up to Roubion there has been a rockfall. The fixit guys are there with a small digger to clear the rubble. As I pull up the remaining loose rocks are cascading down the mountain, crashing onto the road and bouncing on down the steep valley side. There must be some workmen up above levering the loose stuff down.