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G7 taxis in Paris, now better than Uber

If you were like me in Paris during last summer , and if you are a big Uber user since many years, you must have noticed that the waiting time is longer than ever before to get a car. Tired of waiting for drivers who ended up cancelling the trip, or complaining about the lack of customers during the whole trip, I chose to give a chance to the official cabs. The G7 application is in my opinion the best on the cab market in Paris.

The rates are in the end the same as for Uber, given the fact you drive faster since they are allowed to us the dedicated bus lanes. With the speed reduced to 30km/h in the center, it’s more than welcome to avoid traffic jam.
The only drawback is if you use a N26 card like me, a €50 print might stay a few days on your balance until the final amount is debited If you take several cabs during the week, you will either need to send the tickets for your bank to lift those debit card prints or use overdraft.


Driving your Snowmobile to enjoy a beautiful sunrise

Orcières 1850, Hautes Alpes, France

As soon as the ski season reopens, you must try the snowmobile ride above the resort of Orcières 1850 in the Hautes-Alpes. It is possible to do it even if the ski resort is not open for sanitary reasons.
Accompanied by a guide who explains in a few minutes how to drive the machine, you are launched on your powerful machine on the slopes of the station, you will make a stroll until the chalet of Rocherousse at 2500m to finish in beauty with a view on the station and the sunrise on the national Park of Écrins.
The snowmobiles run on bio-ethanol and are of the latest models.
Best ways to access Orcières 1850 resort, fly to Marseilles, Lyon or even Grenoble, from there take bus or train to Gap city, rent a car or take the shuttle to the resort.

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