New Turkish ski resort attracts Russian tourists
The resort itself has so far ten hotels for one and a half thousand beds, and in the most popular online booking services only one of them is available -…

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Peyzansky spirit: between La Plana and Les Arches
The third whale, on which the Paradiski zone stands, is the resort of Peisey Vallandry, located between La Plana and Les Arcs. When the legendary Vanoise Express ski lift was…

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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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Andermatt: Steep Mountain Gemstock

The second day it seems to me that we are alone on this mountain. Occasionally there are soldiers in groups of 7-8 people, who are specially brought to Andermatt and are taught to handle skis in deep snow and in zero visibility conditions on Gemsstock. A huge ski area, immense and steep mountainous! Continue reading

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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Vuokatti - the northern resort!
Vuokatti is a famous ski resort in Finland, a place quite popular with Russian tourists. Not the best ski resort, however, at one time was promoted in Russia and Ukraine…

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Gudauri: skiing
In short, skating in Gudauri is excellent. There is a lot of snow, there are a lot of tracks, there are plenty of interesting tracks too, outside the tracks you…

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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…

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