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... tomorrow there will be 8000 cyclists riding up here in a cancer fundraiser. Our hotel starts serving them breakfast from 2.45am and they ride up and down the legendary road as often as they can all day. Yes, that's right...UP and DOWN, repeatedly! It is a Dutch event called the Alpe de Huzes and last year raised €30M. The challenge is 6 ascents and descents. Last year someone cracked 9!
The drive up is good, but does not match the Stelvio...better for the cyclist, ...
... 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!
... When we finally got back to the bottom, we were both frustrated and perhaps a little bit hangry so we went a bought a pizza (tartiflette of course!!). Finally, we were ready to try again. I was up for anything as long as it was a slope that went downhill instead of sideways. Laura was already warmed up, so we decided to try our luck with a blue towards the entrance of the resort. It was the best! Laura got to practice some pretty ...
... we were eating, I noticed that there were a lot of paths through the trees were people were cutting back and forth through the trees. It looked like a lot of fun, so I thought I would try it! It was incredible! And the snow was even better than it was on the slopes! I spent the rest of the day trying to find new and interesting little areas inbetween the slopes!
Laura, unfortunately, was feeling pretty awful as she was still a ...
... the past 2 weeks! We don't want to overdo it and take skiing for granted so we're just resting and helping out with the cooking here and there!
Today I was able to make the cake by myself for the guests! It's nice to play a part in the cooking and something I want to get good at!! I made an Apple and Cinnamon cake from Mary Berry's cooking bible. When I was turning it out, I nearly dropped the cake! My heart stopped for a minute!!!
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