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The day started with a fabulous breakfast, which was included in the price of 110 Swiss francs, at Hetel Alexandra in Locarno. I had muesli, yoghurt, cheese & 3 meats bread roll, kiwi fruit juices & coffee; Bryan had a coissante & no muesli - heaps to choose from. We weren't catching a train until 10 to 11, so walked around the lake. This town loves flowers and also has a fantastic park lakeside; the park has a map to ...
... Finding our hotel was another matter and took ages in the one way streets and the incompetence of our navigation.
We spend a quiet day - it is very cloudy on the top of Mont Blanc and we plan to wait until tomorrow for the visit.
... dominated by the train station. It handles 1 million passengers a year (many are students), roofing slate and scrap metal from the adjacent steelworks. The result is ugly, maybe reflective of the fact that until 2002 it was managed by military railway engineers! It reminds me of Newcastle or Woollongong circa 1970.
We can see Mont Blanc from our roof and plan to get closer to it ...
After a light breakfast at our hotel we headed off on our day trip to Chamonix Mont Blanc. On the way we spotted a rest area which specifically had panoramic views of Mont Blanc so we stopped there for a rest stop. It seems my trip to china got me into training for using the rest area squats toilets! We started seeing signs regarding a Mont Blanc tunnel ahead at 50klm and with our destination at 51klm wondered if we were going through. Then came the signs ...
There's a good view from here. People coming and going in all directions. And being a few steps down from the level of the main square, adds to the sense of being immersed.
Being the end of the day, the sun has gone down. Being the end of this spell of good weather, the clouds are rolling in. It’s just as well ...
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