Monthly Archives: October 2012

Demontagne in Bourg St Maurice

A couple of photos of the Demontagne in Bourg St Maurice from last weekend, when all the cattle are brought down from the summer pastures, the Alpage, a defining moment in the Alps marking the change in seasons. The farmers … Continue reading

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Ghost Towns & Wine Tasting

Put the motorbikes on the trailer and went up to Val d’Isère the weekend before last, still an absolute ghost town up there. Loads of fun running the bikes around the mountains and up and down the ski runs, but … Continue reading

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Water Divining and Bad Weather

Thought I would take the snap below, otherwise you might not believe me. We needed to find the water main pipe to hook up the chalet we are building in La Combaz and the recommended local method is… water divining. … Continue reading

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Chalet in La Combaz and Stones in Italy

Have been getting out on the road on the bike, although I picked up a puncture in a race a couple of weeks ago, which was annoying. Even managed to get a bit of cycling in when we visited Rob … Continue reading

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