Residence Marie Curie - Residhome
Travel Blogs from Grenoble
... so much!! I will keep that video forever! The GoPro was definitely worth buying!
We have met so many nice and interesting guests. It's weird because I've never been on holidays where you sit with other guests and socialise as much as we do here in the chalet. It seems as though that it's what people come for.. as well as skiing obviously but I think we give great hospitality!
If I have failed to mention how wonderfully nice my host
parents are, then I have failed at relaying my sincerest gratitude for them!
Instead of just leaving me to my own means of figuring out how to ski, they
took me out in the afternoon to give me my first lessons. We practiced on a
little hill in front of the ski lift first, and then they took me one what
would be considered the “bunny hill.”
Even Sylvie admitted that ...
... was so proud of us but eventually, we had to go catch our bus!
It was this day that my infatuation for this sport has reached critical mass! I still ( two weeks later) spend so much of my time thinking about how to get back to a mountain and ride some more! I think proximity to a ski resort will be one of the things that stand out on all future job perks!
From a state of nostalgic infatuation, with love,
... neither of us were ready to tackle reds or even blues, so, according to the map, we had to take the big chairlift to the top and then ride a green the long way down to the complete other side of the mountain where the majority of the green runs were. We never found that first green run and somehow wound up on a blue that was above both of our abilities and then got separated. We met each other back at the bottom and decided to try ...
... bus company has a similar deal with many of the surrounding mountain resorts. Because of this, we had many different places to choose from, but in the end, we decided on Chamrousse and Le Grand Serre. Both seemed to have the slopes we would enjoy the most and Laura had already gone hiking several times in Chamrousse and had long since wanted to ski it as well.