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An update from the mountains

Like most European countries, France has been in lock down since the weekend of March 14-15. Since that date, everyone is expected to stay at home as much as possible. You are only allowed to be out on ...

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Backcountry basecamp touring adventure

Backcountry Basecamp

“Where am I? Have I fallen asleep in a freezer?” I aks myself when I open the hood of my winter sleeping bag and see Mont Blanc bathing in the early morning sunshine. "Is this real, or ...

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Transseventyfour enduro bike trip 9

Trans74 tripreport #2

On Tuesday it's still wet and grey outside and it's hard to leave the cosy hut. We give it a go anyway and five minutes later the clouds start to open up and ...

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enduro riding at le Tour in the Chamonix valley

Trans74 tripreport #1

What about riding the best singletracks of the Haute Savoie in six days, linking up different bikespots with legpower and skilifts and spending the night in remote mountain huts?” I reply to Remko when ...

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Arno and Jessica in "Ik vertrek"

When we started dreaming about a new life abroad, we were inspired by all those couples and families we saw on “Ik vertrek”, a populair TV programm in ...

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Private chef in Samoëns; Dailycieux

Let me tell you a bit more about my journey how I became a private chef in Samoëns; organising you a restaurant-quality meal in the ...

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Reflections on the Bucket Project

For me, it was about being in a place, both outside and within, of contentment, but also a very personal feeling that we had come to the end, for now, of our ...

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Mountain biking in Samoëns

Are you considering a mountain bike holiday in the French Alps, close to Geneva? Than Samoëns will be the right choice ...

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Questions to snowguide guide Arno

Arno, a snowshoe guide in Samoëns

Previously I lived in the urban jungle of Rotterdam. For years I dreamed of escaping the daily rat race to live in the mountains closer to nature. In that time I started ...

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