Leukerbad: ski run!
In Leukerbad there are two popular skiing areas located above 2,000 meters: in one of them skiers and snowboarders master the slopes, and in the other - cross-country skiers reel…

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The other side of Paradiski, or the triumph of the Arch
Our family team Proalps moved from La Plagne to Les Arcs to compare the capabilities of two adjacent ski resorts, united by one ski area - Paradiski. And then suddenly,…

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Andermatt: from the discoverers of Goethe and Schiller to the modern freeriders
What do we know about Swiss Andermatt from open sources? 300 years ago, here, in granite rocks, the first tunnel was cut through - a dark hole in the mountain,…

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time with a nanny

Russian-speaking Villar: ski instructor Jonathon Baynton

At the Ecole Suisse Ski School de Ski et De Snowboard in Villars, Jonathon Baynton works as an Englishman who marries a Russian and works as a ski instructor in Switzerland. Jonathon came to Villars about five years ago, and before that he lived and worked in Russia for another ten years. Russian language in the family – the second official, without it anywhere. And how useful it was in Villars, where every year there are more and more guests from Russia! Continue reading

Kindergarten in the ski resort of La Plagne

In La Plagne, in addition to ski gardens, there are the usual – for non-rolling kids. There are only four such institutions in the high-mountain resorts (one in Plagne Aime, the other in Belle Plagne and two in the Plagne Center, one of which is municipal). We went with the inspection to the most central – the private Garderie Marie-Christine, located in Plagne Center near the main square. Continue reading

Mount of Angels - Engelberg
Engelberg in the canton of Obwalden in central Switzerland might not have gotten his divine name (the mountain of angels) if in the 12th century Konrad Zellenburensky didn’t see the…

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Villars for those who like it hot
It must be admitted that during our stay in the snowy Villars we were constantly warmed by the idea that just 18 km from the resort is the thermal complex…

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Radstadt: bath day
Despite the fact that we had only three days allotted to Radstadt, we managed not only to plunge into the history of the city, but also into the warm pools…

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Resort Mount Sable
In the winter season, the rest on Baikal is full of vivid impressions of the beauty of the surrounding snowy landscapes and is filled with drive from active events. Perhaps…

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