Club Med Val d'Isere
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... not far from the train station that went up to Pila ski fields. When we got off the train it was easy to find, so we joined the line of people carrying skis, sleds and dressed in snow gear, not many people wearing jeans like us! Got our tickets which was only €12.00 (I had read €60.00) and hopped into a cable car that went for miles,it took 20 minutes to get up the mountain, the ride was fun on its own. Liam was so excited to see white snow ...
... and family back in Canada a little less.
After soaking in all the fresh air and clean water and powder skiing we could in 10 days, (it was so nice to see the kids detached from electronic devices!), we headed home to Lyon and to our new flat, leaving the snow and a little Christmas magic behind us.
... luckily spoke relatively good English, so I was able to force her to force him to swap numbers with me with the hope of him teaching me to ski. The handsome Fabian is in fact a ski instructor and after ensuring that his number was real, I had embarrassed myself enough and we left. The next night we returned to the same bar in the hunt for Fabian who was not there. The barmaid from the night before was at a friends birthday party there. Somehow, and ...
... of the entire trip.
Bonatti was one of the better refuges, and even though we slept in a dorm it was an enjoyable place to stay. The etiquette at the refuges is that you remove your hiking boots near the entry -- there's usually some kind of "mud room" or tiny place to store your boots in a cubbyhole. You walk around the place in sandals until it's time to leave.
... sound of cowbells and sheep bells was common everywhere we went. Very peaceful. We were rarely near any roads or the sound of cars. On some stretches of the trail we saw no one for an hour or two.
We reached another very high mountain pass that took us from France into Italy. Switched from saying "bonjour" to everyone to "buongiorno" Stopped for lunch and were treated to some of ...