Tag Archives: Italian Alps

Raclette for dummies


First of all let me just say that this is a very yummy dish but… Here’s the thing. Twenty some odd years ago I dated a Swiss Canadian guy. He took me to some restaurant in Switzerland and he insisted … Continue reading

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Funivie stands for “FUN”!


Did I mention that I belong to a hiking group? And that my favourite kind of hiking is downhill and flat? Did I also mention that last year my husband and I took a “funivie” in Stresa and it got … Continue reading

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Enchanted forest


It was a long journey that started with a trip to Mont. Blanc (Bianco on the Italian side of course) and ended with a hike to the first waterfall in La Joux. I’ll feature Mt. Blanc in another post but … Continue reading

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Mountain Magic!


I’ve always thought of myself as more of a mermaid than a moose but when we were offered a free place to stay in the Italian Alps we decided to give it a go. It seems that many Italians head … Continue reading

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