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johnE wrote:
........... It is shocking that I am known at 3 seperate bars in theis resort but at no pubs at all at home.


Sounds like you have Les Arcs sussed.....
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@johnE, it failed at 15:10 when I was on it. I had the impression that there was some sort of electrical cut-out tripping every time they tried to get it moving and that some form of backup was used to get us to the top.

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I spent today repairing the toilet in the apartment and recovering


The delights of having your own place!

Certainly up for a drink any day until Friday. I'll be out walking tomorrow but e-mail/text/phone should reach me! Perhaps we should meet up one day over in 1950.
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johnE wrote:
However the Arpette is closed which spoils my excuse for an afternoon stroll for a beer.


The Altiport is open, if that helps! snowHead
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@Alastair, Yes, I found out about the Altiport yesterday while strolling over for a beer in 1950.
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Hi everyone! Just a quick update for anyone that is out here and has not yet heard.

Stage 20 shorten to 59km July 27 th 2019 - 01:17

Due to the difficult weather conditions expected on stage 20 and landslides noticed, the course has been modified. After taking off from Albertville, the race will use the N90 road to head directly to Moutiers to reach the planned route at the N90-D915 roundabout 36km from the finish. The start will be given in Albertville at 14.30 for a total distance of 59km. The KOM prize at the finish in Val Thorens remains.

For anyone wanting to go and watch. You need to drive down to Moutiers and park near the roundabout. Then walk up the road to Val Thorens and find a place to watch the riders go past or see it pass through town. The race starts 2.30pm in Albertville so the caravan will pass by about one / two hours before that time. Really a shame.

The weather here today is OK, but overcast right now with sunny spells , but more rain is forecast. I think I will watch it on the TV.

https://www.letour.fr/en/
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Fortunately we'd seen the news before heading into Bourg. Will watch from the comfort of the apartment while the storm rages around us. Locals thinking they may even cancel the whole thing.
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Just uploaded a video I have made of the damage to the Isere in Bourg after the flood from a side river over on the Les Arcs Summer page. Take a look!!

https://www.facebook.com/LesArcsSummer/

Some of my friends watched it down in Moutiers and they told me there was no caravan!! Bet the kids were disappointed! I was lazy and watched it from home as I am doing now! Paris does look nice in the night sky with all the lights!! Very Happy
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https://www.igluski.com/news/new-la-folie-douce-les-arcs_a19736639

It would appear the rumours about the Folie Douce coming to 1800 are very much true
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wills_h wrote:
https://www.igluski.com/news/new-la-folie-douce-les-arcs_a19736639

It would appear the rumours about the Folie Douce coming to 1800 are very much true


Is this a good or bad thing or just a thing?
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If I were twenty years younger I'd probably be very happy about it, as it is I see it as just a thing. Although I shall miss sitting outside the lodge with a glass of wine watching my young nieces practice on the small slope above it.
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Just posted an update giving some contacts for the activities we have been doing over the past 7 days. Take a look on the Les Arcs Summer page for all the details. You can see from the new photos that the conditions improved very quickly after the storm past last weekend. Hope you enjoy the photos.
https://www.facebook.com/LesArcsSummer/
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