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Yesterday we took a field trip to the French Alps. It was by far the most beautiful thing I have ever seen and I had one of the best days of my life there! I never truly understood why everyone was so in awe over the mountains (all of them, not just the Alps) until I got to see the sunrise come up over the tips while climbing up the side of the mountain range. It was so breath taking ...
... can get some of the effect.
So back to my first time skiing...ever.
I did 4 runs today before my body told me I needed to stop. My first run down the bunny slopes was kinda awful (as expected for a newcomer). I couldn't stop, or turn so basically I did what I could to slow down and ended up wiping out hard many times.Thankfully I had Katy with me who is from Colorado who talked me through it and got my confidence back up. After the first run, ...
... crowd being funneled by nylon netting fences into the four gate system for this chairlift. Just then I got a new message letting me know that the group had moved to another slope. Reaching for my map I discovered that my zip had come open and although the map was still there my ski pass was gone! Bugger! I had travelled up on one of the longest chairlifts then skied several hundred meters to "Glaciers" and that small white credit card could ...
... spent a small fortune over the years visiting with my boys ski resorts around the world, and paying thru the nose for private lessons, I thought that I could give a reasonable account of myself. Well it seems that if you don't get around to skiing for six or so years your skill level drops a fair way down the ladder. Your mind knows what to do but the muscles just don't follow. I was hopeless! Luckily we had engaged a couple of guides for the next day and they split us into ...
... with orchestra... a great way to get into the spirit of things.
Also early in December, Lyon launches into the spirit of Advent in a big way with the annual Festival of Lights for four days, culminating on December 8th. It is the result of a promise made to Mother Mary who is credited with saving Lyon ...