Hotel-Restaurant du Vieux-Stand
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So today I acheived most of the things that defeated me yesterday. I have had a key cut so I get use our ski locker. It may have cost 12.50CHF (that would be Swiss Francs or Chuffs as they are know here) but I weighed up the other option of lugging ski kit to apartment door, hoping someone has left me a key before trekking downstairs and up again all season. A bargin when you think about ...
... piste so not too shabby for a first day out. Decided (ok legs demanded) to call it a day at 1pm. Took the bus home from Le Rouge back home.
Sadly I wasn't brave enought to take my camera out today so there are no amazing piccies to accompany this-sorry folks! but I'm sure there will be plenty more opportunites.
Although after 3 hours on the slopes I still have no idea which runs are which,where I was or where I should be aiming for in future-ah well!
... manifique' several times to not altogether bad!
Walked home with Beth who has been making the No14 christmas tree look beautiful. The whole chalet is going to look so stunning when they have finished. We had a 'ready,steady cook'style dinner of random things we found in the fridge and cupboards. Result? a really rather good dolcelatte risotto.
Early to bed as we are heading up the hill tomorrow morning!
... thai crab cakes and mini tartiflette. Once we are sat at the impecably laid table the starter is marinated mackeral filets on wasabi puree, followed by the most incredible roast belly pork on parsnip puree with parsnip crisps-incredible! The only thing I left on the plate was the cracking, not because it wasn't tasty but for fear of shooting it across the table into the lap of our ettiquette teacher-I figured that might not be a good thing. Then whipped brie de meaux with the ...
Well after an epic road trip we arrived in Verbier just in time for dinner. Would have been nice to have a spruce up would have been good before meeting everyone! Got to see my treatments rooms-so lovely! The chalet No14 is beautiful and our apartment is kitted out well. I'm living with Ben and Vicky who wil run one chelet together and sharing a room with Beth who works in No 14.
Right I'm off to have a wander round my new town, catch you later!