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Aiguille du Midi and the Château in the middle of nowhere

Well, finally, we come to the end of our trip to France last August. . We woke up at 5:30 am to get ready for the first lift on our last day in Chamonix. Unfortunately, when we got there, they had cancelled the early lift because of bad weather. No problem, we had breakfast at […]

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Tramway du Mont Blanc, France

We had a couple of rainy days during our stay in the Chamonix area. On one of those days, we decided to take a train up the mountain to Nid D’Aigle. We figured we’d be inside the train most of the time, so we wouldn’t have to worry about getting too wet. The Tramway du […]

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Hiking in the French Alps–Le Petit Balcon Sud Trail

I still have three more France posts to write. I’m hoping to be done by next week before we go away again. So, to take you back: this is is the Chamonix portion of our trip to France in August. If you missed the other posts, you can read about our crossing from England to […]

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This, that and more French cheese

Woosh–Mama DJ arrived at our doorstep at 10 am yesterday and was on the train platform this morning just after 6 am to head back to the airport. Talk about speed visiting! It’s always so great to see her, but it’s sad when she’s here and gone in a flash. I think she’s planning on […]

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