Residence LVR L'Ecrin des Neiges
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... Great value, lovely view of snow capped mountains, a simple large clean room with a modern bathroom and a friendly helpful host (with a cute French accent). We dined in the Old Town, a 15 minute walk up a steep hill. At least the descent was easy, necessary after a medieval meal that ended with tossing down some schnapps. Welcome to the Mountains.
Tonight is our last night in France. Tomorrow we head for Italy - Lago Maggiore here we come!
Salut mes chatons,
From Grenoble, we took a covoiturage to Briancon. The driver was driving a van and dropped of three carpoolers in Grenoble before picking up another 5! I thought the driving was fine and that he was working on getting us there quickly, however, Laura did not agree as the sharp and frequent turns coupled with the speed at which they were taken made her stomach feel ...
... were hooligans! On arrival we checked into our apartments and very quickly realised we were on the party floor. Within a couple of hours there was a hallway party cranking on level four!That night it poured with snow, ready for our first day on the slopes the next day! Our first 4 days on the slopes had amazing weather! Clear skies and no wind! Plus a fresh dumping of snow. On the first day we didn't even ride the ...
... at the map: Je regarde la carte
une chaussure – shoe
une chaussure de marche – hiking shoe
- Je mets mes chaussures – I put on my shoes
un chemin – path
- suivre le chemin – follow the path: Je suis le chemin
un col – mountain pass
... do like American vehicles. But traffic was heavy around Grenoble and it took 3 hours to get to Mens. By the time the men had shown us what they done to the bus, it was past 7pm. We had asked them to find a way to stop rain leaking in over the door. When they stripped the panelling off they found the wood behind rotted and disintegrating. I’m glad to have that sorted. I made the mistake of asking them to recommend a ...