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... all yellow, white and purple......Spring has arrived in BSM.
Several times this year we have noticed the most stunning designs in the snow, generally created soon after a snow fall. They are often geometric shapes of about 100m x 100m, so quite large. When we stopped one day to view one of these designs, someone else who had also stopped to look at them, told us that they were done by a man on foot. He thought the man may be autistic. Since then we have seen ...
... me, attended the award ceremony and dinner in one of the town's halls, the salle des fetes. What a fun night it turned out to be. The proceedings were entirely in French, and all competitors received a hamper of local produce (wine, cheese and sausages/salami) and other bits and pieces contributed by local businesses, knitted hats or t-shirts, tubes of sun screen, etc etc. After champagne and nibbles and our 4 course buffet dinner, ...
... we have grand afternoon
I cook a Pavlova for dessert ( could not beat as much as Iwould like as the beater gets too hot )
But it turns out ok have passion fruit on top( they dont know passion fruit ) thanks Kathleen for recipe
Lovely dinner pasta crozet very french
finish with game of Gigamic we need to get up 6am to catch train Yuk
Amazing awesome time in Bourg Saint Maurice loved it
... music playing. From the bottom of this run we took an 8 seater chair back up to L'Arpette and skied there for the rest of the afternoon. This was so we could keep an eye on the time as we had to catch the cable car back across the valley to our side of the mountain. As it was we ended up not getting back to the funicular till after 5pm. A great last day for Josh's ski holiday and also for us.
... and we've been told how busy it gets in B-S-M, so it seemed like a good time to take a few days off.
1 reblochon cheese (500g )
250g lardon (bacon), diced
1 cup creme fraiche
3 tablespoons chives
1 tablespoon butter
1 glass dry white wine (love this...wine by the glass not an ordinary cup!)
salt and pepper