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Woke up at 7:40am; mostly sunny, warm, light rain shower in late afternoon in Chamonix (25C) Croissants from Boulangerie near hotel --- Le Grenier a Pain Left for Chamonix at 9:00am (€8.40 for tolls); arrived in Chamonix at 10:20am Parked in Medateque lot (€13) Took a cable car up Aiguille Midi (€228) --- stopped at a mid-point & changed cars to the summit; Met a couple guys ...
... girlie and continue the walk. They reach the end after another three suspension bridges. The return journey only takes 40 minutes to get back to the girls. A walk we highly recommend. After a beer and wine it is off to Sion for a look at the main town. It would appear that there is some activity in the town tonight as there are food and drink stall all set up in the main streets. Back to our hotel at the top of the mountain and a bit of R & ...
... I am not sure how tonight will go with bugs, sleeping on an air mattress next to Cian the amazing twisting thrashing boy.
I will camp out down by the reception when I need to visit the loo and use the free wifi to post this.
One last minute update the red wine is lovely, at 5 euro and Cian’s spaghetti with cold bolognaise sauce was a success J carry on camping. He didn’t like the tin of Kohn I put in my pasta ...
... stop, and finally had the chance to go for a short hike in the afternoon in the mist. I had breakfast during the way down in the little mountain train. Through the window I can see the striking views of the alps once again, with the sun of a new day. Travel day. Today I'm visiting Montreux, a really nice small village in the feet of the mountain and in the side of the huge west swiss lake that extends til ...
... earlier, Napoleon rolled through the pass back in 1800. Apparently every one of his 40,000 soldiers was provided with 2 glasses of wine and cheese and bread as the passed the monastery. Suitably replenished, upon reaching Italy, Napoleon and his troops gave the Austrian army a belting and quickly reconquered Italy.
This part of the world is hard to describe in words. All I can say is that if you like mountains, and particularly dogs, you have to visit here. Right now. ...
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Rue Centrale, Villars-sur-Ollon | 2 star hotelfrom $240
Route des Layeux, Villars-sur-Ollon | 4 star hotelfrom $258
Rue Centrale, Villars-sur-Ollon | 3 star hotelfrom $142
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Rue Centrale CP 109, Villars-sur-Ollon | Hotelfrom $200