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Mer de Glace

Mer de Glace

January 2020 Mer de Glace – Chamonix, France It is not often one has the opportunity to encounter a glacier so it is no surprise that Mer de Glace is a highlight of many Chamonix itineraries. In fact, Mer de Glace means “sea of ice” 

Skiing the Alps

Skiing the Alps

January 2020 Skiing the Alps – Chamonix, France Our ski day! We woke up to a real winter wonderland of snow falling across town. Clouds made their way in between the mountain peaks. The ski lifts did not open until closer to 9AM so we 

Aiguille du Midi

Aiguille du Midi

January 2020 Aiguille du Midi – Chamonix, France The must do attraction when you visit Chamonix – Aiguille du Midi, the highest peak accessible by aerial lift system.  Translating to “needle of the mid-day”, when viewed from the Chamonix church, the sun passes the summit 


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