Chalet Les Grangettes
Travel Blogs from Meribel
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 ...
... the remainder of my stay, I just practiced on the little
hill. I got really comfortable at maneuvering the skis, descending without
having a mini anxiety attack, and even got to the point where I didn’t mind if
I had to get around people. I know it’s a little disappointing that I didn’t
get to shred up some real slopes, but I’ll give you some good reasons why you
probably won’t be seeing me in the next Winter Olympics. First, ...
... dance floor, and everyone joined in, French, Dutch, English and Australian.
We also discovered that the local cinema screens movies in English, several times a week, so off we went to see '12 years a slave', and a few days later we thought we'd go and see 'Philomena'. The way the cinema indicates that a movie is in English, is to have VO (Version Original) printed on the weekly programme, alongside the film title. So when we ...
... amazing day Maurice hadnt skied for a while so legs tired so down on 4 pm funicular which was crowded as lots of people leaving
With suit cases (saturday is change over day in all hotels) so funicular just left as it was full
No ski school so no ducklings
Saturday always light day due to change over
Last day and amazing day blue sky and warm 12 a little busy but not too ...
... 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 ...