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I'm writing this entry now at 10:30pm because if I don't I never will!! We have been so busy, I don't think we've stopped from the beginning of February, or even before that!! February half term was so busy! It was more crazy than Christmas. I felt like a dish washing machine! Leo and I stayed in the entire week to help Gill cook and I became an expert at baking cakes! I made caramelised ...
If I have failed to mention how wonderfully nice my host
parents are, then I have failed at relaying my sincerest gratitude for them!
Instead of just leaving me to my own means of figuring out how to ski, they
took me out in the afternoon to give me my first lessons. We practiced on a
little hill in front of the ski lift first, and then they took me one what
would be considered the “bunny hill.”
Even Sylvie admitted that ...
... When we finally got back to the bottom, we were both frustrated and perhaps a little bit hangry so we went a bought a pizza (tartiflette of course!!). Finally, we were ready to try again. I was up for anything as long as it was a slope that went downhill instead of sideways. Laura was already warmed up, so we decided to try our luck with a blue towards the entrance of the resort. It was the best! Laura got to practice some pretty ...
... We decided to go into town and get her some ibuprofen and relax a little bit. We had a beer and looked out at the beauty of Grenoble in the canyon below!
After we went on a few more slopes and then it got time to head back and catch the bus. We took a similar path of lift, run, lift to get back the other side. Laura was sore and grabbed a coffee. I wanted to push myself a little more so I decided to try and hit a red that was next ...
... bus company has a similar deal with many of the surrounding mountain resorts. Because of this, we had many different places to choose from, but in the end, we decided on Chamrousse and Le Grand Serre. Both seemed to have the slopes we would enjoy the most and Laura had already gone hiking several times in Chamrousse and had long since wanted to ski it as well.