Hotel Le Blizzard
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... sledding and his answer was - because you can go really fast, and crash without hurting yourself!
It wasn't really cold up the mountain, about 3º C and the sun was out, to wear snow gear one could have been over dressed!. There hasn't been a fall of snow in the past week so the snow wasn't fresh and quite icy and there were a few incidents of slipping over.
It was certainly worth the trip up to this place for a inexpensive day of fun, and no churches ...
... de Fouviere basilica, is the illumination of the words "Merci Marie". On the final day, the locals put their own candles in their windows... the symbol of a light inextinguishable by any darkness.
Extra special for us was the fact that Luke was performing in a play (written by his class) in the Musee ...
... t know how, we talked our way in to joining this party and squeezed ourselves into their cars. They drove us to the club. The club was a bowling alley. With a bucking bronco. And a pool table. It was incredible!!! But no one was dancing and no one danced with me. I ordered bottles of champagne courtesy of the birthday boy, who I'm guessing didn't realise I had put them onto his tab until he came to settle up later that night. I, of course, had left ...
... was good, but odd: a great thick vegatable soup followed by meatballs on cabbage, instead of pasta (hey, we're in Italy - what's going on?!). Interesting company at dinner - a British guy and his Dutch wife, an Israeli guy travelling alone, and an American couple from Pennsylvania.
I think I kept the whole dorm room up with my snoring that night (or so Barbara tells me).
... out some clothes and hung them out on a clothesline in a super windy spot overlooking a glacier.
Dinner was a terrific risotto dish and pork in a cream sauce. Finally no cheese (were not in France anymore!). We sat across from an older British woman who was walking the whole hike by herself!
We had private room for oursleves which was a treat and we slept like the dead.