Hotel Le Sherpa - Val Thorens
Travel Blogs from Val-Thorens
This week in BSM we have had Anne and Klaus visit, they arrived with the snow and brought the sun.....we've had 6 consecutive days of sun, the first time this year, which is wonderful to ski in, but does indicate the changing of the seasons, hopefully we'll have one or two more dumps of snow before we leave here in 3 weeks. Look at the photos, only 7 days apart, of Anne and Klaus arriving and leaving.
Unfortunately Anne had a fall while getting off a chair lift on ...
I'm writing this entry now at 10:30pm because if I don't I never will!! We have been so busy, I don't think we've stopped from the beginning of February, or even before that!! February half term was so busy! It was more crazy than Christmas. I felt like a dish washing machine! Leo and I stayed in the entire week to help Gill cook and I became an expert at baking cakes! I made caramelised ...
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 ...
This week Ron entered in the veteran slalom event, which is held annually in BSM, and surprisingly it is open to amateurs and professionals....not sure how many veteran slalom professionals there are, but about 100 men and women competed and Ron was 28th overall and 8th in his age category (Men 60+), so he did remarkably well, given he's never competed in a slalom race before!
That evening all the competitors and some hangers ...
woke to snowing in village Josh leaving today that sad we have had a grand week with him
Lots of laughs and lots skiing great to catch up with him
Put him on bus 11am for Geneva Airport and headed for skiing , snowing lots visablity not flash
Talking to lady in Funicular her daughter 7 years was in ski school all week from 9 30 am till 5pm no wonder there were so many rows of ...