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... Hansen etc.) colorful restaurants and bars. The only downside was that due to ''extreme'' snow conditions we couldn't take the Mont Blanc train nor could we see the Montenvers Mer de Glace.
To sum up, I must say I wouldn't recommend Chamonix as a must-see but it's a nice town to spend a few days but definitely not the best place for skiing. ...
Driving in the luxury of the Benz into Charmonix for lunch
and then through the Mont Blanc 11.6km tunnel into Italy is fantastic and we take the road
leading up and over the St Bernard Pass. it's the highest mountain road pass in Europe 2300 meters. Lucas has put that
car through its paces on the twisting turning switchback roads and scared the
**** out of me on the hairpin bends but ...
... The road winds beside a huge mountain lake and the panorama is mind blowing with snow on the very tops of the mountains behind the lake. Tiny villages are dotted all along the lake and it looks just like a postcard it is so beautiful.
We are not sure when we crossed the border as we do not see a sign at all. But we notice that the number plates on the cars whizzing by us are quite different as we make our way into Geneva. The traffic is very heavy and ...
... through a bit of forest and then through a rather industrializes rock quarry area, but we had only to glance up to see the behemoths of the Alps to know we were in Switzerland. Finally arriving in our destination for the night, Le Chable (10 miles in total), we reveled in cold Eidelweiss beers and found a quaint hotel to rest our heads. Traveling with Aaron and Mary is just as we expected it to be, lots of laughter, insightful conversations, and eagerness for ...
... public with beautiful ballrooms and conference rooms. Outside the grounds are well manicured with mature trees, gardens and seating areas all open to the wonderful vistas below.
As we parked we could see a railway station right beside the hotel and wondered what sort of train could make it up to such heights so of course investigation was required. On closer inspection you could see that two train tracks were actually in operation, partly as ...
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