Hotel Notre Maison
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This week in BSM we have had Anne and Klaus visit, they arrived with the snow and brought the sun.....we've had 6 consecutive days of sun, the first time this year, which is wonderful to ski in, but does indicate the changing of the seasons, hopefully we'll have one or two more dumps of snow before we leave here in 3 weeks. Look at the photos, only 7 days apart, of Anne and Klaus arriving and leaving.
Unfortunately Anne had a fall while getting off a chair lift on ...
... served by the organising committee, we all danced to the accordion, played by another member of the organising committee. The French people at this event, had a similar party dance to the Macarena, a kind of grapevine / line dancing step, which they all seemed to know. Once the accordion player started playing the tune, up they jumped, and followed a lead dancer on the floor. It was great to watch. The evening ended with a conga line ...
... did some runs we hadnt done before wow what a great day to finish our last day
Feeling sad but it has been awesome but looking forward to NZ warm weather and enjoying some more summer
We finished the day ,with 2 runs down Mont Blanc our favorite run once down the blue and one down the red I did a few tree runs and fnearly buried my self Maurice and John thought they were going to dig me out
... and we came home 1 30pm
Damm had left the hot sausages out for rossito dinner but forget to put them in the fridge so 4 hours later in heat of the house decided to throw them out
We woke to blue sky even in the village and on ski field by 9 15am.
Headed for La plagne which is the next ski field . Took us about an hour skiing to get to double deck cable car for a ...
... and we've been told how busy it gets in B-S-M, so it seemed like a good time to take a few days off.
1 reblochon cheese (500g )
250g lardon (bacon), diced
1 cup creme fraiche
3 tablespoons chives
1 tablespoon butter
1 glass dry white wine (love this...wine by the glass not an ordinary cup!)
salt and pepper