Lidia & Allen 2011 Hiking Europe travel blog

Up the valley to Mont Blanc

Downtown Grenoble from Fort du Bastille

Emmanuel, Allen, Lidia, Clotilde, Clara & Guillaume

Old Town Center

Grilling in Emmanuel's back yard

Come on in, the water's fine (& it was !!)

Clara's favorite

Downtown modern fountain

Downtown tramway

18th century fountain

'Oh stop complaining, it's only water, and you're a FISH !

What were they thinking ?

Fountain detail

Rail line artwork


Arrived to Grenoble and Clotilde, Emmanuel's wife, met us at the train station. She drove us to their home north of Grenoble where we spent a lovely weekend. Guillaume, their son, was gracious and let us use his bedroom during our stay. Clara, their daughter, took us on a tour of her horseriding stables where she is taking lessons. We grilled in the backyard, swam in the pool, savored Clotilde's delicious home cooking, toured the downtown, ordered a pizza and watched a movie - all in all a weekend at home, away from home. Merci beaucoup to everyone in Emmanuel's family for making us feel so at home in their home.

Au revoir

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