Hotel Les Gentianes
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... long run all the way back to Tignes and a fab last day of snowboarding.
So for the final night we took it easy and headed back to Alpaca. It's what you expect from a ski lodge, animal print throws, wooden walls and apparently there's a couple of wolfhounds in residence somewhere. Jonas brought his French friend Max who unwittingly provided our entertainment. His English was obviously better than ...
... Tom again on Thursday. Unfortunately the weather had other ideas, again. The link lifts over to Val D'Isere were closed until late in the day due to wind. I eventually ventured out and bumped into the boys who were building a kicker at the end of our road. It looked like a sure fire way to break myself, or my snowboard, so I met the girls for lunch instead and decided to spend my afternoon on ski's with them. Now I remember finding ...
... guys I went out alone. I didn't make any friends, but I covered a lot of Tignes , La Daille, and Val D'Isere, the snow was beautiful and the sun was out. Found my favourite run, a little green/blue called Grand Pre which had easy access to some lovely off piste that I could do on my own. In fact I took that lift so many times the lifty knew me by name in the end.
Later in the afternoon I made the mistake of ignoring the 'caution, very difficult slope' sign ...
... 65 quid each to transfer flights (by this point we'd looked up the next flight on our phones, and had priced it at 105 including luggage, so bizarrely, this felt like a bargain). In fact the biggest ball ache was having to collect our bags (much to the amusement of the women at the outsized baggage conveyor belt, who were incredulous as to how anyone can make it to an airport in plenty of ...
... can't believe I actually got to experience it!
The first thing we saw when we got off the bus was a dog sledding team, I knew immediately that I would love it up there. The dogs were all so excited to get running and I was just holding myself back from going up and saying hi to all of them!
I spent the day snowshoeing around the mountains and got to see a few mountain ...
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