Travel Blogs from Cordon
... were very courteous and took a very wide berth. Cars weren't always so kind! There were some beautiful homes edging the lake, as most residents are retired and many have Swiss or Austrian number plated cars in the driveways. Apparently this is often the case here as its much cheaper to live in France, and some commute to Switzerland for work each day, it being only 40 kms up the road. We eventually made it round to the Old City of Annecy after one more long shelter ...
Got up and had breakfast in hotel. Bread toast orange coffee. Lovely breakfast. Drove through beautiful mountains to Grenoble and then onto Annecy. Got hotel Best Western. Lovely room. Bought milk in Spar and food in garage. . Went for walk to old town. Had creeps. Cold Walked and sat by lake. Back to hotel. Lovely ...
... and then came to a dead-end. The only way forward appeared to be up to the left, up a very steep and loose slope. I managed the slope not without some concern, and reached the top to find that it was simply a knife edge ridge and the other side was much worse than the slope I had just struggled up. The only possibility was to work my way along with one foot on either side of the ridge. Eventually I ...
... his butt and his shin, but definite that 'no foot' he told us of the pork dish. With his help, though I think we had no choice, as Paul suggested he might have the beef and we got a shake of the head, and then when he said pork, 'this is good choice for you' then looked at me and said 'you will have fish dish, yes' and this is how our ordering went. The meal was amazing. The restaurant is only open Tuesday till Saturday, 12noon till 2 pm and 6pm till 8 pm and is booked ...
Wettest day so far. Only 13 miles but felt a lot longer. These Alps are not flat. And when you get a railway, a river, a major road and a footpath all trying to get through a gorge the easiest way is to send the footpath all over the place. Made for some interesting locations. Every now and then my rucksack threatened to give me more momentum at a tricky spot than I really wanted. Still, all safely negotiated and in truth I think the books were being a little ...
Other places to stay in Cordon
Les Darbaillet, Cordon | Hotelfrom $110
90 route de la Jorasse, Cordon | Hotelfrom $88
Route de la Scie, Cordon | 4 star hotelfrom $140
4080 route de Cordon, Cordon | Hotelfrom $158
2087 route des Miaz , Cordon | Hotelfrom $170