Jan 10 01
It seemed strange to leave England’s fantastic snowy weather and arrive in France for a week’s skiing only to find it raining! But of course up higher it was snowing.
As Anna says, one skiing picture looks a lot like any other. That is unless the skier in question is one of the real French Olympic team (note to Ian ), so we took a trip out one evening to see the French slalom ski team at the floodlit les Planards. The last time I was at les Planards it was to whizz down the concrete toboggan run in the summer!
As everyone knows, Chamonix goes Mad on New Year’s eve…
In between the rain when we thought we actually stood a chance of seeing where we were going, and when the lifts were open enough to warrant the trip out, we took to the slopes.
The traditional reward for a day on the hill … cake! Sorry, the camera lens had fogged up from the transition from freezing cold outside to warm in – but we couldn’t wait any longer for it to clear, the cake’s looked too tasty!
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