winter, during our forced vacation, all my family and I visited France. We were
skiing in the Three Valleys. Three Valleys is the largest skiing area in
We flew to
Geneva (Switzerland) and then went to the place of our staying – Meribel.
Hotel was situated near the ski slopes, it is called Grand Chalet des Pistes. Here
is the view from our window.
first few days of our vacation the weather was excellent! We enjoyed skiing all
day long. We visited a few other villages in Courchavel Valley, there was a very funny monument to
|We saw a
small mountain airport on our way. Only very small planes can land there.|
Meribel Valley there were a lot of very interesting ski slopes. We are all
advanced skiers, so we usually ski along
red slopes. (It is my mother, my
evening we went to the Meribel center. There
was a very interesting wooden monument to the man and his dog.|
|One day we
went to Val Thorens . This town is situated
on 2400 m above the sea.|
to the very high point – more than 3000 m! It was horrible to ski down from
there! These are my father, grandfather, brother and me.
photo from the top.|
lunch in a small mountain restaurant, it seems to me that French pancakes are very
tasty! It was very
warm in the mountains, so we took our jackets off.|
|It was great
to ski, but everything is finished, it
was the time for us to leave. Here are all of us in front of our Chalet.|
one day in Geneva before our flight back
to Moscow. Geneva is a very beautiful city. It was warm there, + 10C! We walked
and made some photos.|
We found the
beautiful mausoleum of Karl II Brunswick, the duke, who left a lot of his money
|My mom and I
near the monument.|
hosts the largest freshwater lake in Europe, they call it Geneva lake.|
middle of the lake there is a highest fountain in the world (140 m).
is very large and beautiful. I saw ducks
and swans on the shore. |
I had a
very nice journey!