Club Med Val d'Isere
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... We stopped in a tiny cafe and ordered pizza for brunch. What a disappointment! We think it may have been frozen. Hard to believe, the worst pizza we ever had was in Italy! Later that afternoon, after exploring the city, we had pizza again, and this time it was one of the best we had ever had, and in a charming sidewalk restaurant.
Headed back to Chamonix late afternoon.
... station in France, we then headed to the Buffet Carriage to take in the views. They've got windows in the upper part of the carriage here, so you can get yourself a beverage and take in the scenery. It's still impressive but the only downside that the weather wasnt so great and so we didnt see it's full majesty as clouds were covering some of the largest mountains.
The last few hours were not the most ...
Leaving the attractive village of Courmayer, we wished we had time to spend an extra day.
Right away we were hit with a very steep and rocky uphill that the guidebook had sugercoated in its decription as not that bad. It was bad. All in all, the steep downhill into Courmayer and the steep uphill slog to get out was the toughest part of the whole tour du Mont Blanc.
... and our legs and knees felt like petrified tree stumps by the time we reached town. Before Courmayer was the very charming village of Dolonne, which was a treat with its stone streets
Still it felt great to be in a real town after several days of remote wilderness. We had a private room at the hotel and a pizza and wine dinner at a nearby restaurant. We could finally check email and go to an ...
... sound of cowbells and sheep bells was common everywhere we went. Very peaceful. We were rarely near any roads or the sound of cars. On some stretches of the trail we saw no one for an hour or two.
We reached another very high mountain pass that took us from France into Italy. Switched from saying "bonjour" to everyone to "buongiorno" Stopped for lunch and were treated to some of ...