Chateau & spa de la Commanderie
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Travel Blogs from Eybens
The gateway to the Alps... not much else to say...
Actually, when I wrote that I thought it was true - the train ride here was less than spectacular and upon entering the city and moving from the station to the hotel it seemed to offer very little in the way of culture or interest.
...but after exploring …
... week we babysat Lara, Ivy and Roxy which was great fun. In the afternoon we went skiing together. They are great skiiers! I was also asked to take a 13 year old boy out skiing and show him some more advanced stuff! Tomorrow Leo and I are babysitting one of the guests 5 year old son who is French! I think we're going to go sledging! My French is terrible so we'll see how it goes.. hehe.
... 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
... was so proud of us but eventually, we had to go catch our bus!
It was this day that my infatuation for this sport has reached critical mass! I still ( two weeks later) spend so much of my time thinking about how to get back to a mountain and ride some more! I think proximity to a ski resort will be one of the things that stand out on all future job perks!
From a state of nostalgic infatuation, with love,
Salut mes chatons,
Chamrousse was day one of our weekend adventure! It started out a bit frustratingly for both of us as the bus we took from Grenoble dropped us off on the side of the mountain that was mostly blacks and reds.
Sidenote here, I should mention that in France (Europe?) mountains are rated by green, blue, red, or black where as in the US it is green, blue or black.
But I digress...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services