Posts Tagged: France

  • Hiking & Backpacking, International, Peaks & Mountains

    The Walker’s Haute Route: Chamonix to Zermatt

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    The Walker’s Haute Route is a strenuous traverse of the French and Swiss Alps. Beginning in Chamonix, France, the route travels 100+ miles to Zermatt, Switzerland. The High Level Route, as it was first called, began as a summer mountaineering expedition. Over time, it has evolved into a classic hike that doesn’t require technical skills,… Read more »

  • International

    A Parisian Affair

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    The ride across the English Channel was uneventful. As the train reaches speeds of up to 190 miles/hr, you could miss the entire Chunnel portion with just a short nap. The Chunnel is the longest of its kind in the world, and rides under the sea for 23.5 miles. In places, it is actually 250… Read more »