Simply Morzine - Chalet Hotel La Chaumiere
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Today was the final day of our tour, but sadly we could not hike due to pouring rain. Luckily we are at a nice hotel in an actual town (Charmonix) which is a good place for a day off. We've all been relaxing Ryan on his phone and I spending an enjoyable day reading on the kobo. Mom and dad have just been walking around. That ...
... by a challenge we headed up to the glacier. It took about an hour and at the Chalet, we stopped and had lunch - great salad made fresh from the owners garden with goat cheese from the town we had just left. Delicious! As we had come a different route, we had to continue climbing up to Les Grand Dessus and then traverse around the mountain to the col de Balme. This all took a lot longer than originally planned, but we finally made it to the col. We had ...
We ended up getting to the hotel at about 8 PM, so didn't have time to go back into town for dinner and to see the city. It was a bit of a bugger considering we won't have time tomorrow as we are at CERN all day. Instead, we went next door to a nice Italian place. I had an awesome risotto, and many of the others got other fantastic looking pasta dishes and pizzas.
... interactive museum experience was perfect!
One floor brings back the excitement of the games through ear phones, and you can hear the crowds cheering while athletes achieve Olympic feats and fame.
Personal garb from various athletes have been put on display on another floor, giving you a sense of who they were, or at least their physical stature.
Yet another floor takes you through the history of the Olympics and the key people ...
... we saw, people we met, things we did. And maybe that was partly why I never wrote this before – not the wedding part, obviously, but the final chapter, the ending. Not writing it was a way of not acknowledging it.
I suppose it took a wedding full of people I love to remind me.
It’s never the end.
It’s always the beginning.
Mike and Vinny
Brighton and Sydney