Travel Blogs from Valmorel
Woke up to another beautiful day. Hotel Pavillon had been excellent and a great place to relax for the night. Dinner was a 5 course meal with great wine to celebrate harriet's birthday. See the picture from our room window. It is going to be very difficult leaving here to get on the path again. Such a quaint and modern town. Next stop Lavachey, still in Italy but just a small hamlet. -- ...
It's official, I am 50! Spent the morning in France, entered Italy by noon. The last couple hours in France were hiking up to the col de la seigne, with magnificent views! It was great arriving in courmayeur, a quant and cosmopolitan Italian town. We arrived at a decent hour so had some time ...
... not without some frustration with a GPS unit that ran our of battery at a vital time when they were approaching Firenze. Both of them needed a strong cuppa when they arrived. We enjoyed a fun evening at a local trattoria,.. pizzas all around,. with a lot of laughs,.. and the obligatory gelateria to finish off the night. Monday morning,.. Coll and I got to play tourist guide showing the La****ns around Firenze. Shoe shops,.. and jewellery shops seemed to garner ...
... to another refuge where we stopped and had some drinks (wine was excellent). It was getting late in the day and we started our descent to our refuge for the night - auberge del la nova. Wouldn't call it 5 star with the shared washrooms, but they are friendly and it was a very welcome sight at the end of a long day. According to my gps, we walker about 20km and took about 9.5 hours to complete the day - wow! No cell phone service or wifi here, so this will be posted later when we reach ...
... downhill descent that felt like it went on forever, 5 minutes of walking seemed like we were the same distance away from the bottom as 5 minutes before. Finally we reached the bottom at a tiny hamlet where there was a quaint little restaurant with a smelly toilet. We started an uphill journey yet again for 35 minutes. We were all very exhausted by the time we reached the top where there was another small ...
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