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Monday 5th Jan - After looking at the map of Italy and wanting to get Liam up to some snow we chose to have a day trip to this delightful little town in northern Italy, hoping to find some snow to play in, and it was only about 2 hours by train. Aosta is a bilingual town in the Alps close to the entrance of the Mont Blanc tunnel, the major transport link of Italy to northern Europe. It has many very old roman ruins, but we didn't see any of the town! While researching the ...
... coffees and apricot croissants. Then Mitch and I had a quick skate on the outdoor rink. He's a determined little guy putting hole after hole in his jeans from falling over and getting up! But he kept going and by the end was skating pretty well.
We left Cervinia feeling happy we had got to ski so much & got to know another town so well. It was a 3hr drive to Milan with a 9pm departure to Sydney. Earlier this year this type of day would have ...
... next to our ski shop. The kids got to have their first snowball fight at the same time. We then returned to our flat to be greeted by a champagne and Zara and Charlotte who we putting together a 4 course meal for us. For such a tiny kitchen they can sure pump out some amazing food, and we get this 6 nights a week and a cooked breakfast 6 days a week. This is going to be very hard to take.
Week 1's classes saw some amazing progression especially from the Jeffcote clan ...
... then had a bit of a nightmare getting to the airport with buses not turning up and cable fires on the train tracks but luckily Claire had us super organised and early so we got to the airport in plenty of time. We flew into geneva then got a transfer out to the alps. By the time we reached our hostel it was getting late so we quickly went to a bar for some dinner then off to bed, no idea where we are snowboarding tomorrow! We were up bright and early this morning to ...
... Sunnegga (2,288 m) a gondola ride got me up to Blauherd
(2,571 m), then finally a cable car took me up to Rothorn (3,103 m). Surrounding
mountain peaks were largely hidden by cloud but view was still dramatic.
Caught Cable car back down to Blauherd to commence hike recommended
by a Scotsman working in the Blauherd shop; down to Grunsee then across to
Riffelalp to catch train back down the mountain. He reckoned he knew all the
trails and ...