One of our many things to do during our trip was to walk some of the TDMB path (Tour du Mont Blanc), which winds it way around the white peak through France, Italy and Switzerland. During our stay in Plaine Joux, we’d been fortunate to sample some of the path during our walks in the area. We had a map of the entire route, including walks spurring off high into the many… Read More

After a wonderful few days spent in Anthy sur Léman, we decided to make our way south via Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval. It was a mid French alps stop on our way back down towards Parc Naturel régional du massif des Barges. We found this spot up a road towards Cirque du Fer à Cheval. Stopping with a few other vans, we were surprised to see one family in a double decker bus. Seeing they… Read More

Armed with our map and baked goods we planned to spend the morning hiking up to a viewpoint that overlooked the lakes and the mountains. We set off up a steep road leaving the village behind us, soon we left the road behind too as the path wound its way into the woods which offered some welcome shade.  The path was steep and we stopped along the way to catch our breath… Read More