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Spring skiing, cats and lost in translation

The past three days have been just perfect spring weather here; sunny all day and warm in the afternoon. I have skied at Brevent, Grands Montets and Domaine de Balme and in all cases found very good skiing conditions. There … Continue reading

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Train strike, changes in the Mer de Glace and Orange whatday

Today is gloomy; low cloud and drizzle. Probably, there is a little snow falling on the mountains higher up but I doubt there is enough to make a difference to the skiing. Yesterday was cold with bright sun and Mrs … Continue reading

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Domaine de Balme, RFID and lift passes

Wednesday was forecast to be the last day of the week with good weather. (Rain and cloud was forecast for the rest of the week, and we’re in it now!) So, Mrs D and I ventured up to Domaine de … Continue reading

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Le Tour and shopping and more flannel

Yesterday was a skiing day at Vallorcine. We went there by train and also came back that way, but the journey back took over an hour longer than timetabled because of problems with signalling. We had three “emergency stops” each … Continue reading

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