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... can't believe I actually got to experience it!
The first thing we saw when we got off the bus was a dog sledding team, I knew immediately that I would love it up there. The dogs were all so excited to get running and I was just holding myself back from going up and saying hi to all of them!
I spent the day snowshoeing around the mountains and got to see a few mountain ...
... found a bakery where I rewarded my success with a "pain au chocolat" and waited until I saw the others return so we could get back on the bus for the two hour ride back.
Let me just take this moment to say thanks to all the good bus drivers out there, especially in France. It just amazes me sometimes how we made it up and down those hairpin turns and parked 1 foot from another bus.
I hope you like the pictures for this one. I enjoyed it a lot
... a pleasant hour or so doing some familiar and some new to me runs. Finally deciding to head down to the village I elected to take a previously unknown run right down to avoid the chairlift with its scanner. I did about the first 20% of this run then came on a sign indicating that the remainder of the run was closed.
A ski instructor I had pulled up beside said " Look It is no problem you can just ski across to the Glacier chairlift ...
... in order to breathe. It has spread to the group unfortunately but from the coughing on the buses and the long lines at the pharmacy we are not the only ones.
One of the experiences on offer is a flight above the Alps in a powered hang glider and the views are spectacular. It takes off from the top of one of the runs on skis and a very short runway. We all watched petite Tanya and the pilot take off for a 20 minute flight and it cleared the ground no worries climbing ...
... the heart of Vieux Lyon on the last day of the Festival of Lights. He was awesome. Leaving the performance, we could not believe how crowded the streets were already becoming and it was nowhere near dusk. Lyon loves a celebration!
After the Festival of Lights, the city still shimmers in Christmas lights and ...