Hotel les Glaieuls
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I know it's been a while since I've posted, but have no fear, I am not one of the unfortunate 8 souls who died last weekend from an avalanche in the surrounding areas. True stat. I haven't done any crazy traveling the past two weeks, but I have visited some pretty cool places that I can fill y'all in on!
Classes have been progressing as normal, and everyone is settling more into the routine now. The best part about this so far has ...
... of Aosta Valley and the mountains all around. There weren't any shops open during early afternoon, turns out italians can't live without siesta. Either way it was a great town and it might even be our next ski location. ...
... Even though there were a lot of not groomed pistes, the first day of skiing was enjoyable. The slopes weren't as great as it were in la Plagne or Sölden but it wasn't too bad either.
The second day however was a complete disaster. Somehow with the not-so-drastic snowfall most of the pistes were closed! You could see the ...
Charmonix , Mont Blanc in the French Alpes
After leaving Lyon we head towards St. Gervaise Le Bains 15 minutes outside Chamonix and our chalet in the mountains. It is 2 hours from Lyon and a very picturesque drive.
We arrived a little early and pull up in front of a cluster of chalets and the letter boxes all have the same number on them. It's a bit confusing and we decide to ask the man working in the garden in front of one of ...
... we could see snow up the mountains (even if there is absolutely none in the villages!), so we decided to press on.
We rented skis from a little shop in the village, then drove to the gondola lift at the base of le Grand Bornand station. The gondola was fun – only Abby had done one before (last year when she was here with Eliette’s family). As we got further and further up the mountain, we were relieved to see more and more snow. It was ...