Hotel le Kern
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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 ...
... before and usually there were metres of snow. While world cup ski events were being cancelled all around us, we tried to make the best of it by realizing that at least we were in the mountains, which were truly awe-inspiring. And then it happened... our Chirstmas miracle. It snowed and snowed and snowed. It ...
... this week, so fingers crossed we will go skiing. Last Thursday we went to the local pub, nicknamed 'Blue Bar' purely because the outside light is blue- makes sense I guess. I walked up with hopes that quickly dissolved when I saw that there was only 4 people and the barmaid. A few 'vin rose' later and I thought it was time to head across to where a painfully attractive man was sat. Attempted to speak some French and he tried to speak some English. ...
... of the entire trip.
Bonatti was one of the better refuges, and even though we slept in a dorm it was an enjoyable place to stay. The etiquette at the refuges is that you remove your hiking boots near the entry -- there's usually some kind of "mud room" or tiny place to store your boots in a cubbyhole. You walk around the place in sandals until it's time to leave.
... breathtaking views we had seen on the entire hike.
Barbara was excited to finally be in Italy. But she never dreamed she would walk to Italy! The downhill to Refugio Elisabetta was pretty easy and through yet another gorgeous valley. We arrived mid-afternoon. The name of the place made me think of my mother a bit. Wish she was here.
We took advantage of the time ...