TMB day 1: Orsieres to Ferret

These posts on Tour du Mont Blanc are 11 days late because I couldn't keep up with editing photos and writing blogs while we were trekking. It's all over now, and we've had some adventures... mostly good, but a couple of bad. I think I can conclude that we've all enjoyed the challenge, the company,... Continue Reading →

A lazy day and a little rain

Nothing much to report from Wednesday. We did very little apart from some shopping, and checking our kit for part 3 of our trip. Anne, Mark, Rob and Ben are flying out to Geneva on Sunday and we're doing Tour du Mont Blanc together. We'll need to carry all our kit between refuges and hotels... Continue Reading →

The Crete de Vars

Today we did a hike which we did last time we were staying in Guillestre. It's a lovely walk because the landscape and views are spectacular. Today there was a bonus, marmot stalking! We left the campsite quite early again because we knew the hike up to the ridge was steep and on the sunny... Continue Reading →

A day to myself

John was paddling again today, and Jackie went too, in the Topo Duo with Dan, so I was left to my own devices. I decided to try and find a path to the top of the hill behind the campsite and maybe visit some nearby petrified fountains. They were paddling on the River Durance, directly... Continue Reading →

Mont Dauphin

John was off kayaking on the Ubaye today, so I had a day to myself. I tidied the van and did a rather large load of washing before catching up with editing my photos and writing my blog. Then Jackie asked if I fancied a walk up to Mont Dauphin with her, and her niece... Continue Reading →

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