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Just a few photos from the Ski holiday so far - won't bore you all with tales of daring red runs, lost snow chains (thankfully not this year, so far) or off piste escapades, but the attached photos are a way of sharing our holiday with family and friends ... Don't worry, there will be far more to come in the ...
As March rolled in so did Spring, and very quickly at that. The nights were still very cold but the days were longer. Early in the month the day time temperatures were reaching a scorching 16 degrees. The snow was quickly melting, and with no snowfall forecasted we both were eager to get out as much as possible before it all disappears. Thankfully, towards the end of the month a good amount of snow fell up on ...
... instructors who skied down the black run into Tignes carrying sticks on fire, to celebrate the end of the French kids' holidays) they all came over to the chalet as The Gin, that we nearly missed our entire holiday for, needed drinking and we'd barely made a start on it. Eventually we made it out to the Loop bar. It's not the busiest on a Friday but there was still plenty of entertainment, Hannah and I ...
... 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 ...
... the ratchet wasn't working on one of my bindings which made turning really difficult for me. So, I eventually made it down the slope drifting side to side and barely putting in a turn. We didn't fancy queuing again so headed to their flat for some (more!) pancakes and a beer.
Hannah and Elana on the other hand, were in the first day of ski school and didn't really need lifts, so they had a great day.
The food is great in the chalet, lots of it and lots ...