Just back from a magic weekend in Annecy (an hour from Chamonix): Sporty fun, quality time with friends and family, great food, nice wine ... AND watching 2 of our closest friends get married. What an incredibly special 2 days - marking the start of my official annual love affair with the Alps in summer. Not only is this area of France stunningly beautiful, but there's such a huge choice of things to do. Everyone's active, smiling, and busy getting involved being fit and healthy. What's not to like?
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The view of Lac d'Annecy from Col de La Forclaz : a great hiking and road cycling spot! The colour of the water is just incredible. Apparently it's so pure you can drink it as you swim.
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Looking back up towards Alpine peaks from the Lake Annecy shore. What a place for a 2 hour run ... (or a swim, or a bike ride ... or just some sunbathing!)
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An amazing wedding!
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Post wedding hiking - we crossed paths with Annecy's Maxi Trail Race: http://www.annecime.org/ - 79km with 4400m climbing. OOOOF.
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Beautiful walking trails high in the hills around Annecy. A lovely day out with the husband. Nice!
 


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