Travel Blogs from Courchevel
... all yellow, white and purple......Spring has arrived in BSM.
Several times this year we have noticed the most stunning designs in the snow, generally created soon after a snow fall. They are often geometric shapes of about 100m x 100m, so quite large. When we stopped one day to view one of these designs, someone else who had also stopped to look at them, told us that they were done by a man on foot. He thought the man may be autistic. Since then we have seen ...
... again, when you saw
the size of the cheese it kind of made sense. It was especially interesting
because French people eat a ton of cheese when they go skiing. We ate raclette
one night which is where you take a slice of cheese, melt it in a special
mechanism that sits on the table, and pour it over deli meat and potatoes.
Another evening, we had tartiflette which is like a casserole made of potatoes
and diced ham mixed with heavy cream, but the kicker ...
... book for Philomena, the man in the box office, pointed out in French, that there was a VO alongside the movie title, or at least that is what we thought he was saying, it turns out what he was saying was that inspite of the programme indicating that the movie was VO, it was in fact, dubbed into French. Fortunately we had a vague idea about the movie, so were able to follow most of it. It was strange however to hear Judy Dench speak French.
... 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 , ...
... music playing. From the bottom of this run we took an 8 seater chair back up to L'Arpette and skied there for the rest of the afternoon. This was so we could keep an eye on the time as we had to catch the cable car back across the valley to our side of the mountain. As it was we ended up not getting back to the funicular till after 5pm. A great last day for Josh's ski holiday and also for us.