Hotel Du Soleil
Travel Blogs from Saas-Fee
... village is so peaceful. Later we go down to see Gilberto's mother and brother so I can say goodbye to them. They are very lovely people and I have enjoyed spending time with them as well this visit. They have a Christmas present for me that I'm not allowed to open until Christmas so that when I do, I think of them! Off for pizza for dinner and then home to pack my ...
... pretty much causing me to do a flip. My ski pole had wrapped around my pinky, and I hurt it pretty badly, I also sprained my ankle a bit, but that's it. After that incident, I was worn out and freezing cold, there was snow everywhere on me. But I skied the whole day anyway and had a blast. My ankles, legs, shoulders, and pinky were dead tired after the day was over. That night we made a meal at the apartment, and went to bed pretty early since we had ...
... still had to stop and take
Finally into the main building and rather than wait for the lift I decide
to use the stairs. Well, one would have thought going down 5 flights of stairs
would be a rather easy task but at a altitude of 3454m it soon took the energy
out of me and I began to feel slightly dizzy.
Into the restaurant and I grab a seat right by the window with a
magnificent view. All I wanted here was a nice hot cup of coffee but as ...
... to steer a bit. Jessie and Trav patiently waited until I caught up. The next slope was steeper and luckily when I got too fast and lost the steering I went into the mountain, not over the mountain. NOW I decided I’d walk, but after a while that wasn’t practical. Then we decided that Jessie could double me, so Trav took the gear and my sled and Jessie took me like a baby koala hanging on behind. After a while I opened my eyes and ...
... we got to add a day in Innsbruck which ended up being one of the pleasant surprises of the trip.
We had made all of the reservations for the trip online and it was easy enough to switch our reservation for Interlaken the next night. In fact, we ended up with a less expensive room, which was a plus. We didn't get our money back for the canceled night in Gimmelwald, but the bunks we were staying in weren't expensive and it was a great decision in the long run.