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Take a Holiday and Bike Morzine

Posted by Mountain bike Les Gets on June 14, 2015 at 7:02 0 Comments

People today are looking at holidays and vacations in a much different manner than they have ever done on the past. Many people want to take the time for their holidays and go on some type of adventure that is not only set in a beautiful area but is going to be challenging to them physically and mentally. There are many different options available to you when you are looking to take a trip that involves adventure and exercise in this way, but more people are now turning towards doing various…

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Make Your Trip Fun with Bike Rental in Morzine

Posted by Mountain bike Les Gets on May 25, 2015 at 5:30 0 Comments

Taking a holiday in the Alps is a wonderful way to spend a vacation, whether you are going alone, with friends or with family. There are so many beautiful sights that you can see in the mountain areas. In addition to this, the people, atmosphere and everything about the area is inviting. While going to this region for any type of trip can be fun and an unforgettable experience, more and more people are taken to the idea of biking through the Alps region as a way to spend their trip, so they…

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If You Want A Mountain Biking Holiday Les GetsIs Ideal

Posted by Mountain bike Les Gets on March 15, 2015 at 8:00 0 Comments

Mountain biking is a popular hobby and pastime which is enjoyed by many people, and in the alpine area of Les Gets it is possible to enjoy some of the most famous mountain biking tracks in the world. For the last 10 or 20 years the area around Les Gets and its sister town of Morzine has been a popular tourist destination for those who want to take their mountain biking to the next level. There are a number of reasons why MTB fans might choose to go to this region, including the welcoming…

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Morzine Bike Park

Posted by Mountain bike Les Gets on September 22, 2014 at 6:48 0 Comments

Enjoy your mountain biking holiday at the Bike Park Morzine

Lying amid the French Alps, Morzine has become a favourite holiday destination of keen mountain biking fans. The area has worked hard to make itself indispensable to mountain-bikers, and there are over 600km of tracks across the area. One of the most popular locations in Morzine is its nearby bike park, one of an extremely large number in the area. There is a summer event each June, known as the Pass'portes du Soleil,…

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Everest base camp trek

Started by mina thapa in Travel Destinations Mar 4. 0 Replies

The Everest Base Camp Trek begins from Lukla after 35 min short…Continue

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The Best Holiday Trekking and Hiking Vacation Nepal

Started by mina thapa in Travel Destinations Sep 2, 2014. 0 Replies

Nepal Trekking  is popular tourist activity in Nepal and every year thousands of foreigners come here for hiking, trekking and peak climbing in Nepal. Very few counties in the world can offer as many varieties of adventure trekking packages as…Continue

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Cheap Trekking Vacation Nepal

Started by mina thapa in Travel Destinations Aug 1, 2014. 0 Replies

Hi, Everyone  from Nepal Mountainmarttreks we are trip planner of  Nepal  trekking  also hiking, rafting, kathmandu-pokhara tour, kathmandu sightseeing, wildlife safari, cultural sites and much more. Please click link below for more information…Continue

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The Little Nell Hotel personifies my belief that Aspen should be known not for it’s glitz and glamour but for it’s elegant and sporty. Not that the glitz and glamour doesn’t exist, it just doesn’t prevail.

 

One only has to enjoy a stay at Aspen’s top, five star, ski-in, ski-out hotel, as I did while on staycation with my family,  to catch a glimpse of what I’m talking about.

I had it all mapped out. I was going to take advantage of an early check-in, put on my large sunglasses, bikini and plush hotel bathrobe and saunter down to lounge out by the heated outdoor pool and type away on my laptop computer, all alone. Then I would stroll down to the school bus and pick up my excited boys and bring them back to the hotel where they could put on their bathing trunks and jump in.

 

Am I in denial about the realities of my life? Instead, I spent the day working on a deadline, arriving at the hotel at 6:00pm with the van packed to the brim with kids, skis and bags.

 

We spilled out and whizzed by the friendly “dedication to service” staff and through the sea of beautiful people, and their dogs. The energy was buzzing as the guests enjoyed après-ski in the casually sophisticated hotel lounge and the adjacent Terrace Lounge. If Aspen is suffering from a poor economy, it was not obvious.

 

With little time to spare before our dinner reservations, we did what we always do, raced upstairs to check out our digs. I personally was curious to see the $18 million room renovation designed by Holly Hunt. The rooms, described as having a “modern Aspen Aesthetic,” were warm and inviting with exclusive Studio H furnishings, Belgian wool carpeting, closet “barn” doors, comfortable wide leather lounge chairs set in front of the stone-clad gas-burning fireplace and, just in case you are one of those who doesn’t like to get too snuggly with your roommate, there are two sinks set in marble finished vanities.

 

The boys immediately found the three delectable snowmen cupcakes waiting for them but were only allowed to lick the heads made out of whipped cream and sprinkled in sugar, so as not to ruin their appetites. Tucker wanted to slip into his little bed made just for him, but dinner was awaiting and we hustled him out the door.

We walked up to the Ajax Tavern to enjoy a bistro menu. The Tavern, located at the foot of Aspen Mountain, focuses on using locally grown seasonal produce and is popular for its great outdoor dining and après ski.

 

My husband and I shared oysters on the half shell and I had the lamb meatballs along with the Farro and Apple Salad with quinoa, kale and roasted squash. My husband enjoyed the Steak Frites as the boys devoured the mac and cheese with melted gruyere. We all shared the chocolate fondue for dessert with home made marshmallows.

 

After dinner, we walked around town aglow with twinkly lit trees casting light on snow covered stores. When we returned back to the hotel our middle son quietly asked me to run him a warm bubble bath, hoping for his own spa. But soon he was crowded in with his two naked brothers, and like baby birds with their mouths opened for their mama to insert food, they extended their limbs and feet out for me to scrub with the provided loofah sponge and animal bath mitts.

 

My husband studied the high-end bar, as I bathed the boys, and was tempted to open the  official Bourbon of the Kentucky Derby, Woodford Reserve. Instead, we put the boys to bed and slipped into the soft Italian Sferra sheets and discussed our chaotic weekend that lay ahead, packed with freestyle competitions and travel to Steamboat Springs.

 

As we drifted off to sleep I thought of Kay Thompson’s book, Eloise, and tried to do the math to see if living in the hotel would be cheaper than our mortgage. Question being, would The Little Nell have us?

 

For information on how The Little Nell takes their commitment to the environment seriously, click here.

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