Category Archive: France

Au Revoir Sweetie

Paris August 5,2013Goodbye Paris and hello home! Could not resist one last look. We lay on the grass in the shade of the beautifully clipped trees in the Champ de Mars to admire… Continue reading

Summer in Paris

Paris August 1-4, 2013It has been an interesting time being in Paris in the middle of summer – heat, dust, thousands of tourists, many locals abandoning the city, lots of shops closing for… Continue reading

Happy Soldes

Paris July 29-31, 2013To say I was excited to be back in Paris is an understatement.  I was looking forward to great food, fantastic bread and amazing tasting butter, wonderful street-scapes and interesting… Continue reading

Only Lyon

Lyon July 10-14, 2013 A speedy and effortless 3 hour train trip  and we were transported from stunning alpine scenery of Chamonix to marvelous, summery Lyon. Some places you can tell straight away… Continue reading

Glacier des Bossons

Chamonix July 9, 2013 For our last day in Chamonix we had a grand plan to hike to Chalet Les Glaciers at 2440m via Chalet La Para. We started our hike a little… Continue reading

Grand Balcon du Sud

Chamonix July 8, 2013After a stop at Boulangerie Saint Herbert to buy a baguette for lunch we headed off to walk the UTMB KV (a trail race that follows a path which rises… Continue reading

Chamonix Mont Blanc

Chamonix July 6-7, 2013 We had an eleven hour marathon trip to travel what is not a long way, as the crow flies, but we had to get around some very big mountains… Continue reading

Refuge du Roc de la Peche

Pralognan Friday July 5, 2013 The sound of birds chirping woke me this morning. Clear blue sky with the sunrise illuminating the distant  views of snow cover peaks were visible through the bedroom… Continue reading

La Montagne

Pralognan Thursday July 4, 2013 The weather in the mountains is certainly unpredictable. The morning was pouring rain and a cool 11 degrees and not very pleasant to outside.  But by 10am the sun… Continue reading

Mont Bochor

Pralognan Wednesday July 3, 2013We are staying in the oldest part of town known as Le Barioz which has mainly traditional style farmhouses. The small chapel in the square near our apartment was… Continue reading

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