Mont Blanc, Italy // FLASHBACK FRIDAY

Towards the end of my 5 week backpacking trip through Italy in 2007, I did some trekking in the northwest and then high tailed it to the border of France. As tempting as it was to cross into another country, I decided to save France for another trip.

Instead, I went as far as the town of Courmayeur and took a cable car up toward Mont Blanc. Braving the cold rewarded me with views like this:

mont blanc 

It may not be as dramatically scenic as the Himalayas or Mt. Everest, but the Alps and Mont Blanc certainly hold their own in Europe.

Lindsay Buckley is the photographer and travel blogger behind Frugal Frolicker. She’s a New Yorker currently based in Sydney, Australia, documenting outdoor travel experiences Down Under and beyond.

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