Residence Chalet Alpina
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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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 ...
... wonderful mountains against a clear blue sky. Alan took 104 photographs in about 3 hours!
Tuesday was also clear, so we drove to Chamonix, which is also at the base of Mont Blanc, for a view from another angle. We planned to take a telecabine up to Aillguille du Midii, the next door peak, but the web-cam showed it was too cloudy at the top to make it worthwhile, so we had lunch instead!
Today was fine but not sunny this ...
... 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!
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Day 7 was one of the most memorable days of the trip. We drove to the city of Chamonix and took a couple of Gondolas up to the top of Mont Blanc for some incredible views. As we approached the peak of the mountain, everyone began to notice the altitude and how it effected us. Pretty much everyone got lightheaded. It was bearable but not comfortable after about a half hour on the mountain. On the mountain ...
... 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.