Tignes with Wasteland Ski and BUSC: Part 2

Continued from Part 1 The bars in Le Lac were pretty limited to Loop bar, although I heard that there were also some great restaurants in the village. Val Claret dominated there, with Saloon and DropZone offering student friendly prices and plenty of others happy to host us for a few hours. Some dishing out […]

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Snow Stereotypes

Here’s a short list of who you’ll be seeing on the mountain, where they reside and how to identify them 1) The Aspen Skier Usually found in the nicer resorts, Meribel and Val D’Isere these are hardcore fairweather piste skiers. They’ll be on the blues and reds, competently winding their way down to the next […]

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Val D’Isere With Wasteland Ski

Val D’Isere has quite a reputation for being one of the nicest, and fanciest (by which I mean poshest) resorts in the alps. Which is why I was amazed to be heading there with 350 students from Oxford Brookes. At this point I had been transferred across from Alpe D’Huez in preparation for arrivals day. […]

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Alpe D’Huez with Wasteland Ski

Second week out with Wasteland ski, and we had Glasgow, Cambridge (or one college) and Plymouth in Alpe D’Huez. I was one of the Plymouth coach reps, which meant a wonderful long trip out across the UK, over on the ferry and southwards through France. The journey isn’t half as bad as you might think, […]

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Opportunities

One thing that I learnt while away: Make the most of all opportunities. It’s easy to be too budget, or safety, conscious these days, especially when you’re travelling around. But we can’t take anything with us, so let’s enjoy everything we can while we’re alive (but don’t be a dick). Working as a travel agent […]

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