Travel Blogs from L'Alpe-d'Huez
... 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 ...
... They were also teaching Axel how to stop at the same time, so it was
quite comical seeing me learning alongside a 4 year old with a 6 year old
(Claire) giving us instructions. I advanced much faster than Axel however (as I
should), and Denis had the great pleasure of being my own personal lift to the
top of the hill so that I could practice bigger and better things. Ladies and
gentleman, I’m not light. That man deserves an honor of some sort.
... When we finally got back to the bottom, we were both frustrated and perhaps a little bit hangry so we went a bought a pizza (tartiflette of course!!). Finally, we were ready to try again. I was up for anything as long as it was a slope that went downhill instead of sideways. Laura was already warmed up, so we decided to try our luck with a blue towards the entrance of the resort. It was the best! Laura got to practice some pretty ...
... first chairlift we went on! It was incredible! went outside the slopes a little and had such a blast!
While we were waiting for the bus to take us back to Grenoble, we noticed that the resort had its own bus to take people between the different chairlifts! Oops! That would have been good to know in the morning!!
Still, we had a blast, it was definitely a great resort!
From Grenoble, with love,
... bus company has a similar deal with many of the surrounding mountain resorts. Because of this, we had many different places to choose from, but in the end, we decided on Chamrousse and Le Grand Serre. Both seemed to have the slopes we would enjoy the most and Laura had already gone hiking several times in Chamrousse and had long since wanted to ski it as well.