Residence Le Silhourais
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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!
... inbetween some of the rolling hills. The resort was one of the biggest resorts that I have seen. Even if you stayed in the slopes the entire time, the resort seemed to go on forever. That coupled with the extent of uncharted backcountry gave an impression of unceasing terrain. Some of the backcountry areas were a bit above our level, but I still had a blast trying to tame it the best I ...
... there for a few slow slow runs. After 6 amazing days in the alps we were back on the bus to start the marathon journey back to London. One guy got lost on the way back to the bus so we waited for half n hour then left him behind. It was good coz I'm pretty sure he would've been drunk n annoying! After 20 long hours on the bus we made it back to London on the Saturday afternoon, ready to start school on Monday :( best week ...
... the landscape, the view
premiers secours – first aid
trousse des premiers secours – first-aid kit
la randonnée – a walk, a hike; walking or hiking
- faire une randonnée – to hike, go on a hike : Je fais une randonnée
un sentier– path, trail
sentier balisé – marked ...
... We used the deck-chairs we hadn’t noticed before that were stacked up against the changing shed. They were exceedingly low down and uncomfortable.
Briancon sits at the foot of some of the Alp’s most famous mountain passes as the gateway to the Southern Alps and the southern tip of the Northern Alps. It also has the historic status of being the highest town in Europe (1326m) ...