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... all yellow, white and purple......Spring has arrived in BSM.
Several times this year we have noticed the most stunning designs in the snow, generally created soon after a snow fall. They are often geometric shapes of about 100m x 100m, so quite large. When we stopped one day to view one of these designs, someone else who had also stopped to look at them, told us that they were done by a man on foot. He thought the man may be autistic. Since then we have seen ...
... for the first minute or so, but
then I gained too much speed and ended up stopping with my skis in his and
holding onto his coat. They decided that was actually a better way for me to
learn, so I held on to his waist the rest of the way down the hill. It was only
The Rest of My Lessons
Since I, at the very least, learned successfully how to
stop, we practiced weaving and turning on the smaller hill in front of ...
... me, attended the award ceremony and dinner in one of the town's halls, the salle des fetes. What a fun night it turned out to be. The proceedings were entirely in French, and all competitors received a hamper of local produce (wine, cheese and sausages/salami) and other bits and pieces contributed by local businesses, knitted hats or t-shirts, tubes of sun screen, etc etc. After champagne and nibbles and our 4 course buffet dinner, ...
... amazing day Maurice hadnt skied for a while so legs tired so down on 4 pm funicular which was crowded as lots of people leaving
With suit cases (saturday is change over day in all hotels) so funicular just left as it was full
No ski school so no ducklings
Saturday always light day due to change over
Last day and amazing day blue sky and warm 12 a little busy but not too ...
19th February 2014
Woke to another blue day away early and skied and Josh snow board for 7 hours what a day magic finished as usual with last run down mont blanc poor Josh another 7hours we all know snow boarders board for an hour ? 1/2 hour then sit down and sort out the world problems , his legs were screaming .lots new chair we found over at Vallandry
John and I did the speed test ...