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6/9 – We toured the entire town of Chamonix,
and picked up hiking maps at the Office de Haute Montagne.
ABOVE - Early morning clouds hid the peak of Mont Blanc. This was the view from Chamonix.
ABOVE - The clouds cleared in the afternoon for a clear view of the top of Mont Blanc.
Located in an idyllic valley in the French Alps at the foot of Europe's highest mountain,
Chamonix is a friendly little town, completely surrounded by mountains and glaciers.
We enjoyed the cafes, shops, and the glace (ice cream)!
BELOW - The view from the bridge in front of our apartment