200501160001_edited-1

After a long slog over the flats to the Lauze lift at the top of the glacier, Roy needs a rest.

200501160002_edited-2

Alternative seating arrangements.

200501160004_edited-2

Roy admiring the wonders of nature on the top of the glacier.

200501160006_edited-1

Delphine, Fergus, Roy and Halima at 3500m.

200501160009_edited-2

Les copines, devant le Mont-Blanc.

200501160012_edited-2

Toujours copines!

200501160014_edited-3

Roy with the Mont-Blanc in the background.

200501160018_edited-1

Delphine & Roy head up Lac Noir.

200501170008_edited-1

Roy gallantly offers assistance to a young lady...

200501170015_edited-1

...only to be cruelly ambushed.

200501170020_edited-1

And off we go for the last run of the day, down the black.

200501180003_edited-1

Après-ski chez Patator.

200501190007_edited-1

Patrick, our happy barman in the Patator.

200501180004_edited-1

A few drinks later, Roy needs help writing his postcards.

200501180005_edited-1

Halima sees checkmate in three.

200501180007_edited-1

Spiced-rum-inspired postcards.

200501180008_edited-1

Halima models the very latest in 1950s ski hats.

200501190001_edited-1

On top of the glacier in the snow clouds, -12°C.

200501200001_edited-2

Halima and Papy dancing the night away.

200501200009_edited-1

One last photo up on the lifts and then Fergus goes home.