Category Archives: France

TMB Day 12, Chamonix to Les Houches

July 30, 2019 We slept in this morning, which was such a nice change. Our big duffle bag wasn’t being picked up, so there was no need for us to get it downstairs before 8 am. Luxury! On our way … Continue reading

Posted in France | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

TMB Day 11, Tré-le-Champ to Planpraz

July 29, 2019 We were up at 6:45 am to pack up the big duffle bag for the last time. We had a fairly short walk planned for today so we didn’t need a super-early start. The rain had stopped, … Continue reading

Posted in France | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

TMB Day 10, Col de la Forclaz to Tré-le-Champ

July 28, 2019 We were up at 6:30 am to get the bag packed and downstairs. But unfortunately the weather gods were against us—the clouds were very low and it was raining lightly. And the prediction was for rain all … Continue reading

Posted in France, Switzerland | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

TMB Day 4, La Ville des Glaciers to Rifugio Elisabetta

July 22, 2019 We had set the alarm for 7 am, since our bus was leaving at 8:30 am. But at 5 am our neighbours started to pack up and leave. It was well-nigh impossible to sleep with all the … Continue reading

Posted in France, Italy | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

TMB Day 3, La Croix du Bonhomme to Les Chapieux

July 21, 2019 Breakfast was between 6:30 am and 8 am, so as we were in a 6-bed dorm, when other people started to get up then we had to get up as well. Breakfast was porridge, bread and jams … Continue reading

Posted in France | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

TMB Day 2, Les Contamines to La Croix du Bonhomme

July 20, 2019 Breakfast was at 7:30 am, and there was a very good selection of food on offer so we ate well. We picked up the lunch baguettes we had ordered, checked out, and headed off down the hill … Continue reading

Posted in France | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

TMB Day 1, Les Houches to Les Contamines

July 19, 2019 After a good breakfast we checked out of the Hotel Richemond and walked to the bus stop, which was behind the hotel. We didn’t have to wait long before it arrived and took us down to Les … Continue reading

Posted in France | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment