Tag: Dog friendly walks Sixt Fer a Cheval

Wednesday – Woofs & Waterfalls!

Kai perfects his ‘Mystical Mutt of the Mountains’ look in front of Cascade du Rouget. ‘The Queen of the Alps’.

Freddie Mercury on Wet Weather Camping; Yoda on Cowardice & FEAR; – & J-La on the Perils of a Poker Face

With 30 waterfalls on the Circuit du Sixt alone, it was a matter of time before we did actually get to one!

Our first waterfall came in the form of lovely, summer, mountain rain; pitter-pattering on the roof of the caravan. Only our third wet day since we left the UK, nearly two months ago. It was WONDERFUL! Continue reading “Wednesday – Woofs & Waterfalls!”

Tuesday – Tines!

One of the Gorges des Tines

Gorgeous Gorges, The Marmite Mystification, plus Zen and the Art of Caravan Conservation

After our 6 hour and 1,474m epic up Marvel in Morillon on Monday, we felt beautifully beaten up – tired, but happy and in need of a good stretch…!

Since it was another dazzling day of full sun, we made plans. I said that I was quite happy to continue with my plan of lying down and admiring the mountains (we can see peaks through all the windows AND through the roof lights!) Mark then planned to make a coffee. We had planned on doing some jobs today; laundry and caravan maintenance but we soon got that off our ‘To Do’ list. We can reveal to you a totally failsafe way of tackling an over-long ‘To Do’ list. Simply don’t do any of it. Or even better, just cross everything off – then you don’t even have to feel guilty! Continue reading “Tuesday – Tines!”

30s Site Review – Campsite Municipal Le Pelly, Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval, Rhone Alps, France.

Our view from the campsite up the valley!

Spectacular Scenery; Walks, Waterfalls, Wildlife – & Those who Dare – Swim!

Campsite Highlights

Campsite Municipal le Pelly is at the head of the Giffre valley, just past Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval. Sixt is a small village, probably more correctly a defined as a group of hamlets. It is located in a remote part of the French Alps to the east of the Haute-Savoie department. Sixt is probably better known as a ski resort; part of the Grand Massif ski area, which is the 4th largest in France. Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval is reached from Cluses via a good, reasonably wide mountain road with friendly, not-too-tight hairpins that did not pose any problem with our 40ft van-caravan combo! With the campsite at 1000m of altitude, remember to release pressure in the caravan toilet SLOWLY! Continue reading “30s Site Review – Campsite Municipal Le Pelly, Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval, Rhone Alps, France.”