Hotel L'Ours Blanc
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This week was my first week of classes, or I should say my first 3 days because I don't have class on Mondays or Tuesdays. As great as that is, it does make for a very tiring 12hrs of class on Wednesday. Each class is an hour and 45min which is surprisingly very hard to sit through! And I'm taking politics and economy for the first time in my life, hopefully it ends up being easier than I ...
... hill, so much so that I ended up walking down that hill and picking up from there (I have awful form but my method was working most of the day). When I made it back down the hill and stopped, I decided it was time to stop doing things that could potentially hurt me and my clumsy self so I took my skis off and sat down in the town for awhile to just enjoy the scenery.
The resort has wifi surprisingly so I texted a few people to let them know I made it ...
... for entry. As it is a magnetic system most people just need to have the card in their pocket close to the card reader and the gate will swing open admitting them as they approach. A simple and fairly quick way to manage big crowds especially at peak times. All this works really well, unless you loose your card!
Val D'Isere like most places uses this system and upon paying you are issued with your card that is red on one side and ...
On our second day in a France the remainder of the party arrived. David Evans with his daughter Kelly, his partner Tanya Mc Kenzie and her son Rowan along with Lawrence and Caroline Handcock and their two children Georgie and Sam. So with the three Rattray boys, Andrews wife Anele and baby Emily and Nicky and I that made 14 adults and a baby for the two hour bus trip to Val D' Isere. And it was fun! This is a lively crowd who have all been friends for a long time ...
... and family back in Canada a little less.
After soaking in all the fresh air and clean water and powder skiing we could in 10 days, (it was so nice to see the kids detached from electronic devices!), we headed home to Lyon and to our new flat, leaving the snow and a little Christmas magic behind us.