Hotel La Pendine
Travel Blogs from Puy Saint Vincent
Wednesday June 4
His take on the day (and her photos):
There is normally a very, very long cable car ride from here back to Italy, but now it is closed for maintenance. We rode up to the Aiguille du Midi peak and it lightly snowed. I again suffered from being at this altitude and was a bit "off" for the remainder of the day. This was unfortunate as we were yet to drive to L'Alpe d"Huez.
What a day to arrive. It is pouring rain and it turns ...
... Great value, lovely view of snow capped mountains, a simple large clean room with a modern bathroom and a friendly helpful host (with a cute French accent). We dined in the Old Town, a 15 minute walk up a steep hill. At least the descent was easy, necessary after a medieval meal that ended with tossing down some schnapps. Welcome to the Mountains.
Tonight is our last night in France. Tomorrow we head for Italy - Lago Maggiore here we come!
... br> Kyaw and Beth (our now friends!) came back for their second ski trip with us!! Leo and I are so honoured that they enjoyed their first trip so much they came again! They are so friendly! They also brought two of their friends with them, San and Monica. It was really nice to see them again, Leo took Kyaw off-piste which resulted in the most epic/funny video of Kyaw screaming! It makes ...
... It was pathetic to have warmed up on a "red" slope, spend the whole day outside of the slopes, and then be terrified and unable to board a "green" slope. Fortunately, a few of the egg-shaped lifts took people back down the mountain too.
At the end of our time in Briancon, we caught another carpool to Susa Italy to continue our journey.
From Euroland, with love,
There are multiple levels of ski lessons, and each of the
kids passed their test and got their new pin with the level they graduated
from. Claire got her “Première Ètoile” (First Star) and Axel his “Garou loup” (Werewolf).
Raphaelle, who is too young to ski, proudly proclaimed that she received her “Duxième
Star) in sledding! Then the kids told me that I’d received my Deuxième Ètoile in ...
- Free parking