Tag Archives: walking

Morzine in the Portes du Soleil, France

Morzine has several Tourist Information Offices. The largest has daily weather reports, Internet (very costly Internet I might add at 5 Euros for 15 minutes), maps, hotel reservations, bus schedules; anything and everything you need to know about winter and

Hiking and Walking with The All Inclusive Silvretta Card in Ischgl, Austria

Ischgl is a former mountain farming village in one of the Alps’ most beautiful regions, the Paznaun area of Austria located in the Northwest Tyrol. The Arlberg with famous St. Anton am Arlberg, Galtur, See, Kappl is also in this area.

Training back to Paris and Charles de Gaulle Airport

Unlike the train journey from Gare Austerlitz to Cahors which happened to fall on the first day of a French Rail Strike (it lasted for almost two weeks), the strike is over and the journey back to Paris, smooth sailing.

Double-Dome Cathedral of St Etienne, Cahors

Even though by now I was so done with tympanums and churches, attending mass at UNESCO Cathedral of St.Etienne on a Sunday morning was spine tingling. The double domed Cathedral of Saint Etienne was begun in the Twelfth Century and

Incredible UNESCO Pont de Le Valentre in Cahors, France

Two monuments in Cahors are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites on the pilgrimage Way of St. James, and we began sightseeing with: the famous Pont Valentre bridge. The medieval six-span Pont Valentre is said to be the most photographed

Two-Star Hotel Valentre in Cahors, France

I selected Hotel Valentre located near the train station because we had to train back to Paris in two days and didn’t want to drag suitcases too far. Located in the center of Cahors, only a five minute walk to the ancient