- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Pets allowed
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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 ...
... our sandwiches and tried again.
This second time down the green slope I didn't fall. Not even once! We even did a little bit of a blue hill to get back to the base area. At this point, I felt like I was holding Katy from doing the harder routes so since I had kinda figured out how to go forward and was a little more confident I decided to try an entire blue route.
My first time down this route wasn't too bad. I fell once while I was trying to ...
... for entry. As it is a magnetic system most people just need to have the card in their pocket close to the card reader and the gate will swing open admitting them as they approach. A simple and fairly quick way to manage big crowds especially at peak times. All this works really well, unless you loose your card!
Val D'Isere like most places uses this system and upon paying you are issued with your card that is red on one side and ...
... ski resorts Val D' Isere is a collection of shops selling ski clothing, restaurants and bars and expensive experiences. The lifts are extensive and the free shuttle buses come every few minutes helping you get to the slopes as quickly as possible. We all met up each day for lunch on the slopes and the chalet has dinner and breakfast catered by a great young Belgian couple. The first night we went for dinner in the rather small dining room I regretted not taking my Bose ...
... us like dear old friends. We had unbelievable 5 course meals every night and the kids actually learned a lot about food and French culture through those two-hour dinners, especially since the hotel staff had become their French teachers.
We also made several friends during our stay. It helped us miss ...