The Alps....

Trip Start Mar 13, 2010
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Trip End Jun 12, 2010


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International youth hostel

Flag of France  , Rhône-Alpes,
Monday, April 5, 2010

The landscape in this part of the alps is much like the rockies back home. The only difference is the elevation of some of the structures, villages, and roads. Taylor and I hopped on a bus at 8 o'clock this morning from Grenoble, and came about an hour and a half into the mountains to a resourt called Les Duex-Alpes, which translates to The 2 Alps. The resourt we are staying at is about as big as Banff, but is all hotels, resturaunts, grocery stores, and rental shops. It is also less than 5 minutes from any one of the 10 or so lifts up, at any given point in the village. For me, I was able to ski to within 30 seconds of my hostel. The mountain is also huge, definitely bigger than Lake Louise or Sunshine. We have 3 days here, so we intend to explore it all. We definitely saw everything in one dqy though.
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Mom on

We missed you for Easter dinner. Grandma made a wonderful turkey dinner. It's great to hear about your skiing in the French Alps. How amazing. Enjoy yourselves and take lots of pictures. Miss you!

auntie marg on

hi steven. sounds like a ''great time ''you are having. watch out for the trees! !!take care and enjoy your journey to the fullest.

sonja01 on

Hi Steven!! WOW the Alps good job ! Great pictures!! where are you off to next ????

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