Hotel des Geneys Splendid
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... has wifi. We are cooking for ourselves and catching up on things that have been getting put off. The diary, the blog, some laundry, and getting the tent dry. Also some sleep, without having to get up and go.
10th and 11th June
We’ve spent the last ...
I spent only a few days in my family in the Alps, but it was absolutely fabulous!
When family and really good friends meet after not seeing each other for years, it feels so natural, like nothing has changed, we are just together, now, period.
So, I did enjoy our time together, then, period. No Internet, no phone, no pictures. It was our time together and we loved every minute of it.
What's needs to be noted though, is that my European ...
Friday we decided to have the obligatory Big Night Out of the holiday. I met up with Muriel and Jonas for some après in the Marmotte (which was actually the best bar I went to for the whole trip, the band was great and the bar was packed). Even the animal head attached to the wall got into the spirit, sporting his own ski goggles and a smirk. After tea (which was made marginally more entertaining by the French ...
... why, the more I try to avoid trees, the more I head straight for them. After getting far too friendly with a couple of them, after 5 or 6 runs we were exhausted and stopped for a Leffe, before they had to head back to cook dinner for their guests. Tom and Carolyn are my new idols, having given up their jobs 3 weeks before the start of the season, and with no intention of going home for another year at least, I want to be just like ...
... down the street a few times thinking I was going a bit mad, I spotted some friendly looking people and asked for their help, and they asked me to join them. Jonas is a Brazilian dentist and Canadian Cam has just left high school (!), and they're doing a season in Tignes. Except that I wasn't going mad, the chairlifts were mainly closed. We eventually found one that was open, queued for 45 minutes, and then hiked up the back to try the off piste. And then I ...