Travel Blogs from Grenoble
Today was meant to be spent watching the dual ascent of Alpe d'Huez but due to lack of arranging bicycles and a lack of desire to fight the crowds one more time we opted to travel back to Grenoble via the mountains in preparation for our walking trip starting on Sunday.
A much later rise than normal was most welcome followed by the task of …
... 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 ...
... you cut an entire
round of Rebluchon cheese in half and place them facing down on top to melt
into the casserole. It’s pretty delicious. Then, we also had the ever famous
All in all, I had a great time in the Alps with the family.
I made lots of memories and will forever cherish my time there. And as Denis
said, “Next year you can say, ‘Oh yeah, I learned how to ski in the French Alps
last winter…no big ...
... and I got to go hors piste, or outside of the slope. The snow was all powder and super deep which made it a lot of fun and made me a lot more comfortable about falling since even my tumbles didn't hurt!
We stayed on this slope for a while until finally taking a chairlift to the mountain on the other side of the resort. This one was quite intimidating on the map as it has nothing but blue and mostly red lines drawn on it! ...
... 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 ...