Travel Blogs from Val-Thorens
... 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 ...
... lemon yoghurt cake, apple and cinnamon, American spiced carrot cake (the best!) and on one day I made chocolate cupcakes with a blackcurrant icing!!
I've just noticed that my last entry was just after Christmas! So much has happened since then! Leo and I haven't been skiing as much, I think we are in need of respite! We still go quite regularly compared to the average person ...
... learned how to stop! I had
to fall any time that I wanted to stop, and once I stopped because I
accidentally ran into a woman, who proceeded to scold me for five minutes. I
returned with a very large bruise on the back of my leg (and ego), and I’m
pretty sure that the sum of all of my falls was the reason I had to enter
physical therapy for my back.
All that being said, I was a little nervous to strap on my
... me, attended the award ceremony and dinner in one of the town's halls, the salle des fetes. What a fun night it turned out to be. The proceedings were entirely in French, and all competitors received a hamper of local produce (wine, cheese and sausages/salami) and other bits and pieces contributed by local businesses, knitted hats or t-shirts, tubes of sun screen, etc etc. After champagne and nibbles and our 4 course buffet dinner, ...
... 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 , ...