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Travel Blogs from Valmorel
... methodically step out the patterns. I have included a few photos, each a day apart, of one of his designs. The first photo has the foot artist in the bottom left hand corner of the photo. The last photo was taken after a snow fall and the artist has done a refresh/modification to his work. All of his designs are so beautiful and detailed, one was of snow flakes and another looked like a lace cloth, impressive as all of them are enormous and he is stamping them out a step at a ...
... week we babysat Lara, Ivy and Roxy which was great fun. In the afternoon we went skiing together. They are great skiiers! I was also asked to take a 13 year old boy out skiing and show him some more advanced stuff! Tomorrow Leo and I are babysitting one of the guests 5 year old son who is French! I think we're going to go sledging! My French is terrible so we'll see how it goes.. hehe.
As promised, I will deliver on the ever humorous adventures
of a “Texan in the mountains” as Sylvie jokingly proclaimed every time I did
something funny. You need a bit of
background on my lack of skiing experience to understand my trials and fears of
the week. When I was 16, I went to Colorado with the high school band for our
annual trip. In order to be cool, I decided to try snowboarding instead of
skiing. It was okay except for the fact that ...
... book for Philomena, the man in the box office, pointed out in French, that there was a VO alongside the movie title, or at least that is what we thought he was saying, it turns out what he was saying was that inspite of the programme indicating that the movie was VO, it was in fact, dubbed into French. Fortunately we had a vague idea about the movie, so were able to follow most of it. It was strange however to hear Judy Dench speak French.
I fell in love with La Clusaz from that date I arrived. I found La Clusaz friendly and hardly see concrete block. Restaurants are plentiful
(on the slopes and in the resort centre. Plenty of varied
skiing (for the novice, children, adults, and for any serious skiers). You hear lots of English speaking people around and even many French (ski and ...