1 January 2013

Les Gets - New Year's Eve and day - Fireworks - Ski holidays

We went to a new restaurant in Les Gets – Bombay Ski – this only started a few weeks ago and is run by Tony Soutter – he 'imported' an excellent Indian chef from Coventry in the UK and I have to say that the Indian food was amongst the best I have had. The picture is of Sue and Morven in Bombay Ski.

Les Gets - New Year's Eve and day - Fireworks - Ski holidays

After watching fireworks in the village, as the new year came in we went back to our apartment and by lunchtime it was snowing again – this is already the best snow at Xmas/New Year we have seen for many years and the new snow will make this even better. I 'potted around' the slopes in the afternoon – did a few Reds and Blues: Belle Mouillie, Violette, Renadiere and a few more, then I skied does into Les Gets village and got there at around 4.30.

Les Gets was buzzing – in the town centre, under canvass, they were supervising children making wooden decorations with band saws – these were 'real' band saws and the quality of what they were making (with help) was excellent – at the same time they were preparing the ice rink (it had to be cleared of snow!) and a very entertaining jazz band was playing.

The bus back from the village was packed – I was actually not waiting at the right place and the driver was very helpful – he made sure I was able to get on the bus.

All in all – a very enjoyable start to 2013.

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