Travel Blogs from Aosta
Our stay in Aosta was brief but memorable. The drive up into the foothills was beautiful, with frequent views of castles, villages, and churches, while the beautiful peaks of the Italian alps grew closer. We dropped the car off near the railway station in Aosta, and spent the night at a nearby hotel. Fortunately for us, the older portion of the …
... all yellow, white and purple......Spring has arrived in BSM.
Several times this year we have noticed the most stunning designs in the snow, generally created soon after a snow fall. They are often geometric shapes of about 100m x 100m, so quite large. When we stopped one day to view one of these designs, someone else who had also stopped to look at them, told us that they were done by a man on foot. He thought the man may be autistic. Since then we have seen ...
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 ...
... and we came home 1 30pm
Damm had left the hot sausages out for rossito dinner but forget to put them in the fridge so 4 hours later in heat of the house decided to throw them out
We woke to blue sky even in the village and on ski field by 9 15am.
Headed for La plagne which is the next ski field . Took us about an hour skiing to get to double deck cable car for a ...