Travel Blogs from Les Menuires
... all yellow, white and purple......Spring has arrived in BSM.
Several times this year we have noticed the most stunning designs in the snow, generally created soon after a snow fall. They are often geometric shapes of about 100m x 100m, so quite large. When we stopped one day to view one of these designs, someone else who had also stopped to look at them, told us that they were done by a man on foot. He thought the man may be autistic. Since then we have seen ...
... lemon yoghurt cake, apple and cinnamon, American spiced carrot cake (the best!) and on one day I made chocolate cupcakes with a blackcurrant icing!!
I've just noticed that my last entry was just after Christmas! So much has happened since then! Leo and I haven't been skiing as much, I think we are in need of respite! We still go quite regularly compared to the average person ...
... again, when you saw
the size of the cheese it kind of made sense. It was especially interesting
because French people eat a ton of cheese when they go skiing. We ate raclette
one night which is where you take a slice of cheese, melt it in a special
mechanism that sits on the table, and pour it over deli meat and potatoes.
Another evening, we had tartiflette which is like a casserole made of potatoes
and diced ham mixed with heavy cream, but the kicker ...
... me, attended the award ceremony and dinner in one of the town's halls, the salle des fetes. What a fun night it turned out to be. The proceedings were entirely in French, and all competitors received a hamper of local produce (wine, cheese and sausages/salami) and other bits and pieces contributed by local businesses, knitted hats or t-shirts, tubes of sun screen, etc etc. After champagne and nibbles and our 4 course buffet dinner, ...
Last day packing bags Maurice john go to clean the car and fill tank cost 16 urero for 3 weeks of using car(diesel)
We went to cheese factory Beaufort really interesting for me then bought cheese we have eaten so much cheese that we will have to not eat it for next month to get cholesterol levels down
Marie Helen and i go shopping she speaks very little english I speak very very ...