Travel Blogs from Cordon
I arrived in Martigny mid-afternoon after a fairly straightforward 4.5 hour stroll from Saint-Marice, where I spent a lovely evening with the Augustian community at their abbey in the town. Its claim to fame is that it is the oldest continuously functioning abbey in the western world, having been founded in 515AD. The basilica has had to be rebuilt a few times owing to rockfalls from the mountain behind it, but I was reassured that it ...
... hardcore adventure. This is where people with skis, ropes, ice axes and crampons go. They go to summit Mont Blanc, or to ski down the mountain, or to go climb stuff. Pretty impressive considering it's a white out and -5 degrees Celsius. They were also doing some work on the platforms here. There was a small excavator working on the side of a massive slope in these conditions. It was pretty nuts! We then returned down the mountain ...
... inside were all booked out, but we think we saw some hadrons... We were interested to find out that the 27km circumference underground tunnel doesn't go under the mountains at all - just under the countryside near Geneva. Apparently it's 100m below the ground! We found ourselves standing above the Atlas detector. We enjoyed reading and hearing about how they use the accelerator to re-create the high-energy environment shortly after the ...
We just finished the tour du Mont Blanc - 180km, 3 countries, 9 days! Also some sore feet by the end...
actually it was probably some of the nicest hiking we have ever done - stayed in some lovely hotels and mountain refuges, ate amazing food each day, good wine each night!
Think Andy was a bit de estates to be in Chamonix in summer rather than winter, but ...
PK & Bea Day 2
PK on Ray the explosive one, doing Action reaction , neck extension, lateral work it looks short in the neck and in high collection sitting trot. Ede. For quite a few laps circles changes of rein action reaction but high, perfect slow rhythm. Demi arrets, then a little more forward when he starts to relax, but not much. He is tense and extremely sensitive of this before a break rest stretch.
PK says if you relax him too ...
Other places to stay in Cordon
Les Darbaillet, Cordon | Hotelfrom $129
90 route de la Jorasse, Cordon | Hotelfrom $109
Route de la Scie, Cordon | 4 star hotelfrom $164
4080 route de Cordon, Cordon | Hotelfrom $185
2087 route des Miaz , Cordon | Hotelfrom $196