Hotel Les Carrettes
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... from about 14 degrees when we left Isola. By the end of the day in Brian(s)con it was a balmy 24. The next days (11th) forecast was pretty cool so we dressed accordingly but found after half an hour that the weather gods were indeed smiling.
It was a ...
... growing right then: petits suisses, Cheeses from Savoy, croissants, Lemon Meringue Pie, Paupiettes de Veau (Little Stuffed Parcels of Veal Fillet), Mashed Potatoes, Apple Tart on a Brioche, Meat Stuffed Veggies, Rice Salad, Pastries from my childhood, Pasta Salad, yeah, that was only in a few days, haha!
I practiced Pilates every day, and ran by the Arc (a beautiful, wild river that runs through the Maurienne Valley) to feel a bit better about my diet!
... there were a few tunnels along the route but we didn't realise that they were pitch black and although we came prepared with a torch it was of no use at all. You couldn't see a hand in front of your face, it was very disorientating and just to add to the 'fun' water dripped from the roof of the tunnel onto your head and down your neck! It was like being on the worst theme park ride, where you had no idea what was going to happen next! It was a mild relief to exit the ...
... long run all the way back to Tignes and a fab last day of snowboarding.
So for the final night we took it easy and headed back to Alpaca. It's what you expect from a ski lodge, animal print throws, wooden walls and apparently there's a couple of wolfhounds in residence somewhere. Jonas brought his French friend Max who unwittingly provided our entertainment. His English was obviously better than ...
... I grow up!
Wednesday was also our chalet hosts day off so we headed out for tea, randomly, to the restaurant where Jonas works. We ate with James and Steph, the other couple staying in our chalet. There's another family in our chalet who are part of a big group so we rarely see them, though we can hear them, they can only communicate by shouting, which has become an amusing part of our day.
I arranged to meet up with ...