Grand Hotel des Alpes
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Nice hotel, bath robes and slippers, oh my...
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Today was the final day of our tour, but sadly we could not hike due to pouring rain. Luckily we are at a nice hotel in an actual town (Charmonix) which is a good place for a day off. We've all been relaxing Ryan on his phone and I spending an enjoyable day reading on the kobo. Mom and dad have just been walking around. That is pretty much the …
Left Geneva around 2pm and arrived in Chamonix about an hour and a half later. Took the ChampExpress bus with a friendly driver originally from Ireland. They can do 130 on the highways here but also have permanent photo radar on the roads. All the locals know their locations, so just visitors are caught these days. It is pretty overcast with …
... happy polite well adjusted little people. However there is moments of reality....granddad says that this holiday is costing him £1 a minute, plus miscellaneous expenses (£3000) so the family will enjoy themselves. And that's the reality, in a months time our Chalet will cost the occupants £2 a minute, to stay for a week. Yep £120 per hour. Work it out 2 x 60 x 24 x 7. GBP! Its a serious cheque book.
So what do we do.....wake at 6am, coffee, shower etc and ...
... made for amazing scenery. We had a lovely afternoon, we missed Marni, it will be great when the four of us can ski together.
I managed to get better at skating today, but just as I stopped I over balanced and put my arm out to stop the fall, it was the arm I have had the injury on for the last half of this year. I thought it had been getting better up until we got to skiing. Les Houches interchanges between runs involve ...
... took Brody on the Chamois blue run and button lift again, until we met them at around 12 on the Ecole slope. We took Marni up the eggy lift, and on the way she devoured a croissant - fast becoming a fave food of hers.
Straight away Matt and I saw that the Magic carpet area was empty so we went to take Marni there, we slid down, with her in between his legs. We were there on our own for a while and then the gentleman from the main ...