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This week in BSM we have had Anne and Klaus visit, they arrived with the snow and brought the sun.....we've had 6 consecutive days of sun, the first time this year, which is wonderful to ski in, but does indicate the changing of the seasons, hopefully we'll have one or two more dumps of snow before we leave here in 3 weeks. Look at the photos, only 7 days apart, of Anne and Klaus arriving and leaving.
Unfortunately Anne had a fall while getting off a chair lift on ...
... learned how to stop! I had
to fall any time that I wanted to stop, and once I stopped because I
accidentally ran into a woman, who proceeded to scold me for five minutes. I
returned with a very large bruise on the back of my leg (and ego), and I’m
pretty sure that the sum of all of my falls was the reason I had to enter
physical therapy for my back.
All that being said, I was a little nervous to strap on my
This week Ron entered in the veteran slalom event, which is held annually in BSM, and surprisingly it is open to amateurs and professionals....not sure how many veteran slalom professionals there are, but about 100 men and women competed and Ron was 28th overall and 8th in his age category (Men 60+), so he did remarkably well, given he's never competed in a slalom race before!
That evening all the competitors and some hangers ...
... amazing day Maurice hadnt skied for a while so legs tired so down on 4 pm funicular which was crowded as lots of people leaving
With suit cases (saturday is change over day in all hotels) so funicular just left as it was full
No ski school so no ducklings
Saturday always light day due to change over
Last day and amazing day blue sky and warm 12 a little busy but not too ...
... and we came home 1 30pm
Damm had left the hot sausages out for rossito dinner but forget to put them in the fridge so 4 hours later in heat of the house decided to throw them out
We woke to blue sky even in the village and on ski field by 9 15am.
Headed for La plagne which is the next ski field . Took us about an hour skiing to get to double deck cable car for a ...