Travel Blogs from Tignes
... day on the slopes, so she and Klaus headed off to the hospital to get her knee/calf checked out. Luckily nothing was torn or broken, just a pulled calf muscle, so she was back with us after having a day resting and icing her calf. We had visions of her being housebound with a torn calf muscle, like Paul, for the duration of her holiday. Thankfully that was not the case!
The first crocus are starting to flower in the garden beds alongside the streets, and they do ...
... served by the organising committee, we all danced to the accordion, played by another member of the organising committee. The French people at this event, had a similar party dance to the Macarena, a kind of grapevine / line dancing step, which they all seemed to know. Once the accordion player started playing the tune, up they jumped, and followed a lead dancer on the floor. It was great to watch. The evening ended with a conga line ...
... ones medium ones and big ones
I asked her re wed when you couldnt even see the chairs lifts .She said they skied in that all weather .take them form 3 1/2yrs
Maurice and Helen Marie (people who own apartment) arrived late last night
Maurice is skiing with us today so late start as needed to find his skis and gear
Great blue sunny day but ski fields colder than usual , ...
... ride across the valley. 1st ski run steep and solid ice we all hated it , off up the top to the wide open spaces and much drier snow. We took the gondola from Belle Plagne to the top of the Roche De Mio at 2700m, from here we stop for a drink before carrying on down the Tunnel run which actually has a 70metre long tunnel that you have to ski through. Quite freaky as there are dim lights inside ...
... 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