Residence Le Blanchon
Travel Blogs from Pralognan-la-Vanoise
... day on the slopes, so she and Klaus headed off to the hospital to get her knee/calf checked out. Luckily nothing was torn or broken, just a pulled calf muscle, so she was back with us after having a day resting and icing her calf. We had visions of her being housebound with a torn calf muscle, like Paul, for the duration of her holiday. Thankfully that was not the case!
The first crocus are starting to flower in the garden beds alongside the streets, and they do ...
... was waaaaay steeper
than most beginner slopes are in other ski stations. But I went up anyway, and
came down about 80 times faster tearing through screaming children learning how
to ski and snowboard while I myself was screaming out of fear for them and my
own safety. (Okay it wasn’t that bad, but you get the drift.) The second time
we went up, they told me to try and follow Denis so I could learn how to weave
back and forth and slow myself down. ...
... served by the organising committee, we all danced to the accordion, played by another member of the organising committee. The French people at this event, had a similar party dance to the Macarena, a kind of grapevine / line dancing step, which they all seemed to know. Once the accordion player started playing the tune, up they jumped, and followed a lead dancer on the floor. It was great to watch. The evening ended with a conga line ...
... we have grand afternoon
I cook a Pavlova for dessert ( could not beat as much as Iwould like as the beater gets too hot )
But it turns out ok have passion fruit on top( they dont know passion fruit ) thanks Kathleen for recipe
Lovely dinner pasta crozet very french
finish with game of Gigamic we need to get up 6am to catch train Yuk
Amazing awesome time in Bourg Saint Maurice loved it
... 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 ...