Tag: france

Hike Montenvers

First, to the Blue Lake From inside the cable car, Lac Bleu looked like a deep, sapphire-blue oval nestled by the side of the snow-white slope. It appeared big, yet close-up, it was tiny, more like a pond.  By itself, it didn’t warant the 15-minute detour from the Plan de […]

Mont Blanc – from Aiguille du Midi

When I read tripadvisor posts complaining about the long queues for tickets, hours-long wait to get up the cable car to Aiguille du Midi station (3777m), overpriced tickets, how bad weather foiled the best of plans etc etc, I realised those comments were true. Many moons later, when […]