Archive | October, 2012

New beginnings Part II: Living Large in Jouxtens-Mézery

October 28, 2012

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It’s a snow day here in Switzerland, our first serious blast of winter, so it seemed like a good day to update the blog. Since this is rapidly turning into “Graham’s outdoor adventure blog,” I figured it was time to write about something else for a change. So now that we have finally unpacked and […]

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Col de Joux Plane – Col-hunting in the French Alps

October 24, 2012

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I am writing today’s post with very mixed feelings. I want tell you how excited I was to complete an ascent to the historic Col de Joux Plane on my road bike last week, a climb that has been featured 11 times in the Tour de France and that is known as one of the […]

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Climbing in Chamonix and Aosta!

October 7, 2012

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Back in mid-September Emma and Lachlan went on trips with the International School of Lausanne, and Kathryn flew to China on business, so I took advantage of the freedom to steal away for a few days of climbing in Chamonix, France, which is about 90 minutes south of Lausanne. Chamonix is pretty much the Mecca […]

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