Hotel Petit Prince
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... best about sledding and his answer was - because you can go really fast, and crash without hurting yourself!
It wasn't really cold up the mountain, about 3º C and the sun was out, to wear snow gear one could have been over dressed!. There hasn't been a fall of snow in the past week so the snow wasn't fresh and quite icy and there were a few incidents of Rob and I slipping over.
It was certainly worth the trip up to this place for a inexpensive day of fun, and no churches ...
... sounds familiar. We were greeted in our Chalet by the Jeffcotes who were in very high spirits after their 32 hr journey to Verbier via London. We were also greeted by Zara and Charlotte who are our amazing chef and hostess - more about them later.
Somehow we managed to get 9 people in and out of the ski rental shop and kitted out in with boots, skis poles, helmets etc and had a welcome drink with the Jeffy's at the W hotel who had kindly put up a pop-up bar with ...
... open but it was enough for us on our first day. It was actually quite icy so not the nicest snow in the world but once the sun had been on it for awhile it softened up a bit. We did a few runs then stopped for a quick lunch at the top. It was such a nice day and from the top we got a panorama view of the Swiss alps. Stunning! After lunch we went down a different valley and the snow was a lot nicer. Just as the sun was coming back out and everyone was starting to get ...
brings me delicious hot chocolate which revives me. We continue up the stairs
to the viewing platform and views are unbelievable and the sight will live with
us forever. Not nearly as cold as i thought it would be. Absolutely perfect
weather and we can see for 100's of klms. What a magical place this area was and we are
sorry to leave it and we set off at 6.30 am the
next morning in the ...
... the vertical footpath to the local Garage, some serious lactic acid, several games of charades with the elderley italian mechanic, an hour of pushing, heaving, swearing, wheel spinning, aqua planing and revving - and finally we managed to get the car to the top of the driveway. Still no chains. Lucky for LocAuto we were 2 hours away.
The accommodation was very simple but importantly had a cracking ...