Travel Blogs from Pralognan-la-Vanoise
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... did some runs we hadnt done before wow what a great day to finish our last day
Feeling sad but it has been awesome but looking forward to NZ warm weather and enjoying some more summer
We finished the day ,with 2 runs down Mont Blanc our favorite run once down the blue and one down the red I did a few tree runs and fnearly buried my self Maurice and John thought they were going to dig me out
19th February 2014
Woke to another blue day away early and skied and Josh snow board for 7 hours what a day magic finished as usual with last run down mont blanc poor Josh another 7hours we all know snow boarders board for an hour ? 1/2 hour then sit down and sort out the world problems , his legs were screaming .lots new chair we found over at Vallandry
John and I did the speed test ...