What a hike…what amazing views…

Wow! we are so lucky to be living in this beautiful region of France. I am regularly reminded of this and today was no exception as I was afforded the most amazing views of the Argentiere glacier on a great hike in Les Grands Montets area of Chamonix Mont Blanc in Haute Savoie.

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The French Alps in summer part 2 – From Samoëns to High Altitude dining!

Cycling to Samoëns through the valley I was afforded some beautiful views of the surrounding countryside with mountains looming above.  On arrival

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The French Alps in Summer…

It’s been a while since I posted on my blog and I’ve been missing it.  After a busy time lately, I’m

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L’Observatoire, Monnetier Mornex – Top of the Saleve

Since moving to this beautiful region of France in 2008, I have enjoyed walking on the Salève, and enjoying the amazing

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La Desalpe in Saint Cergue, Switzerland

A profusion of bright colours from their flowered headdresses rush towards me. The large brass bells clanging and glinting in

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La Bergerie de Plan Praz, Chamonix, Haute Savoie

Now this was a dinner with a difference! A dinner Spectacular! La Bergerie Restaurant is situated at 2000m this is

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Palace Beach Restaurant at Le Palace de Menthon St. Bernard, Lake Annecy

*UPDATE* – revisited summer 2015 and it’s just as good.  New menus, same fusion and innovative ideas and wonderful ambiance. What

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Ferme Auberge de Fréterolles, Morzine, Haute Savoie

When I set off on a summer hike in the Lac Mines D’or area of Morzine, I did give some

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Chalet La Pricaz on La Col de la Forclaz, Haute Savoie

This is more than just a restaurant recommendation, this is a great day out with some of the most outstanding

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Auberge de la Fruitière, Vers, Haute Savoie

This is a restaurant re-visited post, truly our local, being only a bike ride away! the Auberge de la Fruitière

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