Travel Blogs from Chatillon
So today I acheived most of the things that defeated me yesterday. I have had a key cut so I get use our ski locker. It may have cost 12.50CHF (that would be Swiss Francs or Chuffs as they are know here) but I weighed up the other option of lugging ski kit to apartment door, hoping someone has left me a key before trekking downstairs and up again all season. A bargin when you think about ...
First day off!!!! and first morning of sunshine! whooohooo! After a very un-seasonnaire evening of early to bed Beth and I met up with Sarina,Matt and Nat. All of whom have promised me that they are equally pants on snow as I am. They lied.
Luckily for us the bus stops right outside our apartment and goes up to Medran the main bubble lift up the mountain. I have never done bubbles before! popping your skis in the racks that go on the outside of the bubble ...
This morning is supposed to be the team meet on the mountain but as last night was a big one for some and I don't want to be slowing the group up on everyone's first opportunity to get on the hill I opt for trying to get some jobs done and some resort navigation.
The washing machines in our building-sorry,the washing machine-is token operated.Tokens can be bought from the rental company who have standard mountain ...
... thai crab cakes and mini tartiflette. Once we are sat at the impecably laid table the starter is marinated mackeral filets on wasabi puree, followed by the most incredible roast belly pork on parsnip puree with parsnip crisps-incredible! The only thing I left on the plate was the cracking, not because it wasn't tasty but for fear of shooting it across the table into the lap of our ettiquette teacher-I figured that might not be a good thing. Then whipped brie de meaux with the ...
Well after an epic road trip we arrived in Verbier just in time for dinner. Would have been nice to have a spruce up would have been good before meeting everyone! Got to see my treatments rooms-so lovely! The chalet No14 is beautiful and our apartment is kitted out well. I'm living with Ben and Vicky who wil run one chelet together and sharing a room with Beth who works in No 14.
Right I'm off to have a wander round my new town, catch you later!
Other places to stay in Chatillon
Loc. Perolle, 18, Chatillon | 3 star hotelfrom $80
Regione Soleil 3, Chatillon | Hotelfrom $95
Via Tour de Grange, 53, Chatillon | Hotelfrom $77
Localita Panorama 37, Chatillon | 4 star hotelfrom $102
Via Tollen 16, Chatillon | Hotelfrom $52
Promiod, Chatillon | Hotelfrom $44