We’re solidly on Phase 2 of the trip now as I’m currently riding the TGV from Lyon to Paris. It took a little while to adjust from a life of hiking every day to exploring a city, but once we got in the groove I really enjoyed my time in Lyon. Zoe had insisted that […]

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Days 15-17: Lyon

We had such a wonderful time in Lyon. We ate incredible Lyonnaise food, scratched the surface of learning the Roman Empire history, and walked more than we did on some days of the TMB. We’re on a high speed train to Paris and I’m sitting backwards, so I’m going to let the pictures tell the […]

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TMB Stage 11

We did! We circumnavigated Mt. Blanc completely on foot! From the Les Houches gate through France, Italy, and Switzerland and right back to where we began in Les Houches! We crossed passes, climbed mountains, followed rivers, and even walked up some driveways along the way. I’m so proud of all of us for supporting and […]

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Day 14: Chamonix to Les Houches

The final day of the hike. On paper this day looks rough, but I was so convinced that we would be totally conditioned and so anxious to finish that we’d fly right through it. I was wrong. The first cable car up the 5,000 feet to the trail wasn’t until 8:15, getting us back on […]

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