Travel Blogs from Angouleme
It was indeed a late start- so
late, in fact, that we decided to get lunch before we started
driving, at the McDonalds near our hotel. Then it was 1.30 before we
started driving in earnest, and drive in earnest we did. It was a
relief to be leaving Madrid, and we drove for the Spanish border and
beyond. Heading in the …
... so much!! I will keep that video forever! The GoPro was definitely worth buying!
We have met so many nice and interesting guests. It's weird because I've never been on holidays where you sit with other guests and socialise as much as we do here in the chalet. It seems as though that it's what people come for.. as well as skiing obviously but I think we give great hospitality!
... was waaaaay steeper
than most beginner slopes are in other ski stations. But I went up anyway, and
came down about 80 times faster tearing through screaming children learning how
to ski and snowboard while I myself was screaming out of fear for them and my
own safety. (Okay it wasn’t that bad, but you get the drift.) The second time
we went up, they told me to try and follow Denis so I could learn how to weave
back and forth and slow myself down. ...
... to the top of the first one and I almost run over two people! Awesome! haha We make it down the first one and decide to go up another one. These blues had some drops that we didn't think we would be able to do, yet both of us were able to slalom down them! I wanted to end that sentence with "easily" but that would be a lie. It was quite scary at times and we definitely fell a lot! But, the fact that we did it, several times, was ...
... look for that green at the top. A second failure, but this time we stayed together and moved from one lift to another until finally we found the greens!
By this point we were both sore and not fully warmed up or comfortable on our skis/board, so we decided to stop in some trees at the top of one of the greens and eat our lunch. After lunch, we were amazing! we were both practicing our carves and slaloming down all of the ...