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Day 2: Chamonix (France)

What a day! The sun finally surfaced and really made our day in Chamonix an awesome experience.  Chamonix, home to the Mont Blanc – the top European peak at 4,800+ meters (and home to the 1924 Winter Olympics). Typically this town and its fierce mountains are an ideal winter play-land but summer here is not bad either.

Our main attraction was the Mer de Glace, a 7 km long glacier that runs 200 meters deep (it’s the biggest one in France). In one word: sick! Continue reading