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Friday we decided to have the obligatory Big Night Out of the holiday. I met up with Muriel and Jonas for some après in the Marmotte (which was actually the best bar I went to for the whole trip, the band was great and the bar was packed). Even the animal head attached to the wall got into the spirit, sporting his own ski goggles and a smirk. After tea (which was made marginally more entertaining by the French ...
... I grow up!
Wednesday was also our chalet hosts day off so we headed out for tea, randomly, to the restaurant where Jonas works. We ate with James and Steph, the other couple staying in our chalet. There's another family in our chalet who are part of a big group so we rarely see them, though we can hear them, they can only communicate by shouting, which has become an amusing part of our day.
I arranged to meet up with ...
Had a very exciting start to my day, pancakes for breakfast! Hannah had me up looking out the window from the crack of dawn, as it was snowing (I did try to explain that it was essential in a ski resort and that my time would be better spent in bed...)
The girls got off to ski school. I took my time getting ready and then wandered off into town to find the lifts. And here I came a cropper. I could see chairlifts, but none of them seemed to be moving. I walked ...
... turn though, rather amazingly, I did manage to drive the same part of the M1 3 times (that's what you get for thinking you know better than the diversion signs) and arrive at the airport by 6:30.
Got through security no trouble and went for a leisurely breakfast (porridge. And a banana. If you're interested). The gate number came up on the screens so off we went, last minute trips to the ...
... some more and found that I chose a terrible time to visit. Not only was the Chateau closed for security reasons, but the large museum was closed for renovations, and the famous elephant statue was being renovated as well and the elephants didn't exist. At least they made a joke of the fact they were without the 4 w/o butts by making signs with large elephant butts.
Well after those disappointments, I ...