Madame Vacances Residence et Chalets La Fontaine du Roi
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... can't believe I actually got to experience it!
The first thing we saw when we got off the bus was a dog sledding team, I knew immediately that I would love it up there. The dogs were all so excited to get running and I was just holding myself back from going up and saying hi to all of them!
I spent the day snowshoeing around the mountains and got to see a few mountain ...
... because the hill was sortof steep and had a curve at the bottom, but a nice French lady helped get my ski poles back to me and I was off again without further complications. Because it went well the first time down that route and my improvement between the first two runs I took... I thought I'd try it again.
This time however, I hadn't given my legs the chance to take a break and I didn't have the strength to slow down so I had several major wipe outs ...
... 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 ...
So, I've been here a week now. I feel a little bit lost as I'm very much ready to go out and do something and explore and adventure every evening, but because of our location, it's quite difficult to do without relying on someone here that has a car, which is only 2 people. I drove up the mountains to the ski resorts as part of work. I got to see exactly where we would be skiing and it was amazing! Unfortunately, there's no snow yet but we're ...
... br> We headed for a camp site just outside Grenoble at Vizille, however when we got there we didn't like the look of it , so headed further on to a small campsite by a lake.
As we were getting settled it actually started to snow!! The surrounding mountains were covered in fresh powder - probably some of the first ...