Tour de Mont Blanc - Variety of Photos


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September 26th 2007
Published: September 27th 2007
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Hi from Kelley in Canada! Yes, I admit I am in complete denial that my trip is over. However the jet lag reminds me it is. Boo Hoo!! I am not capable of doing much more than laundry so spent the day looking over the photos and smiling. Have heard from Alicia and Ross and all is well .....I miss her already! After talking to my sister this morning, I have decided to add more photos (not jus... Read Full Entry



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Here we go againHere we go again
Here we go again

...another tourist hiker thinks I'm cute and is taking my picture!
Refuge de la Balme   -  Day 10Refuge de la Balme   -  Day 10
Refuge de la Balme - Day 10

A perfect rest stop appears at lunch time when we needed it most!
Heading back to the Chamonix ValleyHeading back to the Chamonix Valley
Heading back to the Chamonix Valley

Looks like we are going down again and then back up one last time :o)
The seating plan at Lac BlancThe seating plan at Lac Blanc
The seating plan at Lac Blanc

Each hut/refuge arranges their quests at the tables for dinner and breakfast...sometimes with a piece of paper and rarely this formally....we never knew if we would be able to chat in English, stumble along is French or just smile through our meals!
Day 12 - weather changing & far to goDay 12 - weather changing & far to go
Day 12 - weather changing & far to go

A huge decent of over 1800 m We were racing the rain clouds and witnessing rare ski hill scars. But as it was our final day and we could play in the rain and complete our trek still smiling....it was just another unique time on the TMB.
Trail or not:  -  Cattle rule the TMBTrail or not:  -  Cattle rule the TMB
Trail or not: - Cattle rule the TMB

We learned to just walk around them and watch where we were stepping!
Kodak Moment  (gone digital) Kodak Moment  (gone digital)
Kodak Moment (gone digital)

This is what we used to call photo stops along the trail....rest breaks with entertainment!
Fenetre d'Arpette -  Day 9Fenetre d'Arpette -  Day 9
Fenetre d'Arpette - Day 9

Another varient that was worth the extra effort. Glacier de Trient in all its glory
Aussie gal  "Lindsay"Aussie gal  "Lindsay"
Aussie gal "Lindsay"

Great hiker, great attitude and great karma on our first day!



27th September 2007

Wow!
Boy those pictures really demonstrate what a phenomenal trip this was. I keep looking down the page for - beer steins, lederhose, Heidi and the Sound of Music family rounding the corner singing Oh Canada. Hope there will be a slide show in Ladner soon.
2nd October 2007

I raise my hat to you!
whats a girl to do when such an adventure comes to an end but start planning the next one. If you weren't already my sister I would really wish you were. Lucky me! Love you much,B

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