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France Part 1: La plage, la glace et un peu du jogging!

My husband, daughter and I are currently on vacation in Thones, France (south eastern France, near Geneva).

While I have been to the area before I have never tried to run here! It’s extremely hilly – I mean, really hilly- it’s the alps!!! My first run was so tough that I actually had to circle in some driveways to catch my breath, but I finally made it to the top and the view was spectacular.

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Part of Sunday’s running route. It just kept going up!

 

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My favorite view of the run!

 

 

We visited le Lac d’Annecy, a majestic glacial lake with a beautiful old city close by.  We went to the beach during the day, window shopped our way through the antique shops in town and even enjoyed a private date night.

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Le Lac d’Annecy

 

 

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Strolling through Annecy’s restaurants and antique markets.

 

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J’adore un cornet de la glace!

 

 

O, Lilly and I also visited La Clusaz, a local ski resort in the winter and known for its killer cycling routes in the summer. Here Lillian enjoyed her first chocolate crepe. While she started off eating like a little lady, she began to resemble a walker (from The Walking Dead, obvi) by the end of the meal tearing the crepe apart with her teeth!

 

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Someone likes chocolate.

 

 

We took a gondola ride up to the top of La Clusaz! The view was spectacular from the top!

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It rained for most of Monday- thankfully I had planned for a day off of running :). I snapped a picture (below) from our balcony of the fog creeping through the valley. Kind of creepy, right?

 

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The fog reminds me of the black smoke from Lost! Right??

Check back for more pictures of the local cuisine and our time in Geneva!

 

Question:  Do you run when on vacation or do you take the time to completely unplug, rest and recover?

 

 

 

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