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Thursday, 14 February 2019

Thomski 2019 - return of the Bozeliers

Feb 3rd - 10th
Crack in the sky past Lyon




Bozel snowed in




Monday

AT, MT, RL, SL, CJ out on mountain
Champagny, Roche de Mio, Inversens and retn.

Lunch at JJ




HD ready to ski the Serac piste from the top of the Rossa lift





This weeks kit

Her Luminescence at one with the Black Crow Chaptis Birdie 157.9

Thomski rocks the Elan Amphibio Ripstick 86

Own em, ride em!



Tuesday 5 Feb
New telecabines up from Champagny

AT, MT and CJ.  SL morning





Piste gang and chalet crew meet up for lunch at the Club Alpina



Great spot right close to the telecabine departure up the mountain







Afternoon on the Bozelats



Telecabine terminus distance centre left -------->













Wed 6 Feb
Thomski 64

All out

Todays venue Pralognan

Charming area
Stunning setting
Quiet slopes


Mags skis down the Bois des Flottes


The magnificent Grand Casse dominates the scene in the heart of the Vanoise








Cracking lunch at the Fontainettes


 















Cheers Everybody!!



Thursday

RL, AJ, AT out
Trip to Bijolin, lunch at JJ


Above this weeks go-to pit stop - the Roc des Blanchets


Weather went downhill rapidly


Friday
All out at Pralognan


At the top of the Ancolie chair at 2300m




Return run from the Ancolie

Great conditions








Mountain Women


Mountain Men





More grub at the fabulous Fontainettes


Saturday

MT,AT, CJ out in Champagny

MT ready to fly






RL joins for late session






What a trip!





Thanks everyone!

Another marvellous week!





Some actuals

Out
dep 05.00 
arrive tunnel 06.30
tunnel dep 07.20
dep Calais 0905
arrive Bozel 19.45

In
dep 0705
arr 17.35
train 18.20
Sutton 19.40






Monday, 14 January 2019

Andalucia 2018

Nov 10th
House sale all gone to ratshit so what the hell time to get out of Denver and hit the Spain Drain.  Down to Hove, Ferry to Bilbao Wednesday 14th.  Great sailing, calm sea.


Very comfy cabin

Decent sleep




Leaving harbour








Dawn
Bay of Biscay









Overnight Casita, Boceguillas





The Casita was a bit isolated, almost quit but fortunately some other people turned up to occupy next door.
 
Finally made it it to safe haven at the Ho Hotel in Jaen

The minibar gave up without a fight 







Saturday 14th November - Arrival at La Herradura



22 Los Girasoles

All the sun going!







Location
Looking out east over the bay

Garden at Los Girasoles






Tania does her thing with Pablo and Diana at the Maravillas

Biblical rain storm going on
 
It came and went on an off for the whole week!

 



Much improved by the following Saturday!





One of a few dozen sunsets









Around Los Girasoles




Almunecar strolls





Phil visits

In Malaga 
Los Girasoles on the far side between A and P
 









Sunset by the market





Sundowners at The Mango






And at the Bueno


At the Alhambra

Fabulous

More pics here



Another amazing scene




Christmas Eve



 AT the Parador, Malaga

Waiting for news of BA flight from Gatwick






Made it!
Ready to sally forth on Christmas day for Birthday Nosh
More pictures of the Malaga stop over here




CT polishes off a plate of boquerones on the harbour in Malaga



Packed out for the Flamenco at the Maravillas

A morning walk down the front






On the walk down to the front from Los G



Scenes in Frigliana




 Botanical Gardens Almunecar

Last Sundown before launch back to Blighty
Saturday Jan 5th
Viajemos!

Burgos 8 hours

Poitiers 7 hours 30

Dieppe 5 hours 30

Arrive Hove 10pm
Jan 7th 2019





More pics here
And here


 Another town, another beach




Only 1158 miles away