Western States Endurance Run.

The Western States Endurance Run is a one hundred mile race over rugged mountian terrain with limited assistance.  It is considered to be the American version of Europe’s Ultra Trail Du Mont-blanc.  The WS100 is also one of the oldest ultra distance trail runs in the world. The event takes place in California and will […]

Volcanic Eruption in Iceland.

The Grimsvotn volcano in Iceland erupted last Saturday, the ash cloud has extended over Scotland during the early hours of Tuesday morning (24/05/2011) As a result many flights have now been cancelled from Scotland and it looks like more will be cancelled from England and perhaps mainland Europe. It is suggested that people flying from […]

Rallye des Alpes 2011

The Rallye des Alpes traditionally starts from Geneva city centre and 2011 is no exception.  This year the rallye passes through Zermatt, St Moritz, Seefeld and Cortina d’Ampezzo. The event is open to cars manufactured between 01.01.1919 and 31.12.1963. I myself (owner/operator of Deluxe Transfers) participated alongside my dad in 2004 with his 1960,s Mercedes […]

Chamonix to Barcelona by bike

Would just like to add my support to a chap from Chamonix who is cycling from Chamonix to Barcelona.  He is hoping to draw peoples attention to Kiva.org.  I have watched his first video blog and will be checking in tomorrow to see how he is getting on, he promises to post reports on a […]

Grenoble airport a few facts and figures.

Grenoble airport is also an airport we find ourselves visiting and has some interesting facts and figures too. Strangely enough Grenoble airport is 40 km’s north west of Grenoble The airport handled 456,062 passengers in 2009 Most of the companies landing in Grenoble such as Easyjet and Ryanair do so on a seasonal (i.e winter) […]