We had grand ideas about where to go last summer, but we couldn't really make it work, so in the end we just thought "Why not go back to Lake Annecy as it was so amazing?!". Easy! And it was just as great as in 2016. Our sister-in-law and Oomoo's cousins joined us while we were out there, and we had a great time. In fact, we were so exhausted from our 10 days of hiking, swimming, canyoning, white water rafting and other activities, that it felt like that we needed another holiday just to recover from it. These pics are from our hikes at Le Grand-Bornand, La Clusaz and La Sambuy. There's definitely some magic in them mountains; after a ride up on a ski lift you keep walking higher up, surrounded by forests, more mountains as well as lots of cows and goats, and at the top you're rewarded by a stunning vista. At no point did the kids complain or feel tired (the cooler temperatures help!), and it really felt like we were creating really fond memories. Right then, I need to start playing the lottery again, so we can bag ourselves a nice little cabin there. Fingers crossed.