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Just a few photos from the Ski holiday so far - won't bore you all with tales of daring red runs, lost snow chains (thankfully not this year, so far) or off piste escapades, but the attached photos are a way of sharing our holiday with family and friends ... Don't worry, there will be far more to come in the ...
... city on our way up. On the first stop we decided to get off and take some pictures. My selfie stick really came in handy today. I totally wore the wrong pair of shoes though. I wore boots since it was going to be cold, but I soon found out that my shoes had no friction when I face planted in the snow. It was so embarrassing!!!! Good thing it was only Jeff and Nikko who saw, or I would have been mortified. Needless to say, it was the joke of the day. Hey, that rhymed!
On the ...
... was winter like, and in Chamonix it was in the 60's. The town of Chamonix reminded me of a ski town like any I have visited in the United States. There were a lot of ski related stores, and if we had time, I would have loved to ski down Mont Blanc.
After leaving the mountain, we had another 2 hour bus trip back to Geneva. The bus dropped us in an area across the city from our hotel. Most of us ...
... time to shop and explore during the afternoon on a busy Friday. We then later met for our farewell dinner with the group and Emilie. Dinner was very nice and we all had our moments giving our opinions and thoughts about the trip. We then went back the hotel to finish up the night and then get up early for our flight home. I think I was one of the few to stay home and get rest after packing all up to leave for the U.S.A.
... but by now that felt flat and my speed picked up. It didn’t last long. The last 7km ended up being between 7 and 11%, with all of the last 3km being 10%. It was absolutely grueling in the 28 degree heat.
By the time I reached the summit it was noon and Connie had not passed me yet. I sent her a text to let her know I was there already, which was a surprise to her. She had stopped in town to pick up some water and fruit for me and was ...
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