Hotel Du Rhone
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... trip round Migros to stock our sad looking fridge. 30CHF doesn't fill even one bag despite buying own brand. It will be a pasta-fuelled season.. . again. Phone topup purchased so shouldn't have desperate run out for a while.
Silly tokens for washing machine purchased and I just about figured the machine out. 3 sets of instructions-in French,German and Italian. I have smattering of each ...
First day off!!!! and first morning of sunshine! whooohooo! After a very un-seasonnaire evening of early to bed Beth and I met up with Sarina,Matt and Nat. All of whom have promised me that they are equally pants on snow as I am. They lied.
Luckily for us the bus stops right outside our apartment and goes up to Medran the main bubble lift up the mountain. I have never done bubbles before! popping your skis in the racks that go on the outside of the bubble ...
This morning is supposed to be the team meet on the mountain but as last night was a big one for some and I don't want to be slowing the group up on everyone's first opportunity to get on the hill I opt for trying to get some jobs done and some resort navigation.
The washing machines in our building-sorry,the washing machine-is token operated.Tokens can be bought from the rental company who have standard mountain ...
... thai crab cakes and mini tartiflette. Once we are sat at the impecably laid table the starter is marinated mackeral filets on wasabi puree, followed by the most incredible roast belly pork on parsnip puree with parsnip crisps-incredible! The only thing I left on the plate was the cracking, not because it wasn't tasty but for fear of shooting it across the table into the lap of our ettiquette teacher-I figured that might not be a good thing. Then whipped brie de meaux with the ...
Not wanting to leave the beautiful mountain countryside just yet, I continued on to Leysin to undertake an impressive attempt to jog up La Berneuse (2048m). Not so impressively, I utterly failed. Almost immediately. About 3 jogged steps up the steep trail I re-evaluated my overly-ambitious plan and decided that a brisk hike was actually a far better plan for ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed