Above is the view from the chalet we stayed in, in Val Thorens.
The other three couples staying in the chalet were widely travelled. One had just flown in from Thailand, where she’d been working for a few weeks, to London, where her boyfriend met her at Heathrow and drove them all the way to VT. Another couple were living in Singapore, and had had a week in London before going on to VT. They were due to fly back to Singapore at the end of the week, and then one of them was continuing to Sydney to give a presentation. And the third couple spent their time between a village near the Pyrenees and a house near Leicester. Most of them had skied in Val Thorens in the past.
Each evening, the chalet girl cooked a super three-course meal.
On the chalet girl’s night off, we went to L’Augerge des Balcons restaurant, where I enjoyed a fantastic fillet steak: