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Europe » France » Rhône-Alpes » Valmeinier March 8th 2010

After battling with the banks in France i have been unable to opent a bank account to pay my cheques in. And asking for subs from my boss is a bit inconvenient. So i have decided to return home monday the 15th of march. i fly from lyon at 18:05hr and get to Lisbon , i have a 2 1/2 hr change over before i fly from lisbon to faro. I arrive at Faro at 10.30pm. but i will leave the resort in the morning to get the train and the bus. Once at the airport i have a 4 hr wait. __________________________________________________________________________________ Despues de bastante communicacion con los bancos no he podido abrir una cuenta para depositar mis cheques, y lo encuentro algo in conveniente, asi que lo decide volver a casa el dia 15th ... read more

Europe » France » Rhône-Alpes » Chambéry February 6th 2010

Today we have a new photographer coming to helps us out in this busy season, he will be sharing me. Should be interesting. ________________________________________________________________________ Hoy tenemos un nuevo fotografo que llega a ayudarnos durante la epoca fuerte. El va a compartir el apartamento conmigo. sera interesante.... read more

Europe » France » Rhône-Alpes » Chambéry January 23rd 2010

Today and tomorrow is the Rossignol ski demo tour here in Valmeinier and they are letting people try out their new skis and they are giving away gifts. Also tomorrow is my BD :) I have added some pictures of the event. ______________________________________________________________________________ hoy y manana es el demo tour de la compania de esquis, ' Rossignol' aqui en Valmeinier y ellos esten dejando que la gente prueba sus nuevos esquis y estan dando regalos a la gente. tambien manana es mi cumple :) he incluido algunos fotos de este evento.... read more
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Europe » France » Rhône-Alpes » Chambéry January 16th 2010

Its my day off today saturday,because its change over day, so i have been out doing some photos for you to see, they are panoramic. here is a list of some of the things i do. i take pictures of the little ones in the ski school. We also put a sofa at the top of the mountain and get people to sit on it and pose them and shot the picture in black and white, i also go around the restaurants and take pictures of people around the table. _________________________________________________________________________________ hoy es mi dia libre, porque es dia de cambio, asi que he salido por alli y he hecho algunas fotos panoramicas para que veas. abajo he listado algunas de las cosas que yo hago: hago fotos de los pequenitos en la escuela de esqui. ... read more
bars & restaurants
bars & restaurants II
ice rink & cultural centre

Europe » France » Rhône-Alpes » Chambéry January 2nd 2010

ok as i promised i have taken some pictures for you to see what the resort looks like. as i went up the ski lift it was -15 degrees. ________________________________________________________________ como prometio, he hecho algunos fotos del resorte para que veas como es, al llegar al cima de la montana la temp. era -15 grados... read more
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photo taken @ -15 degrees
photo tken through snow storm

Europe » France » Rhône-Alpes » Chambéry December 18th 2009

ok i am now in the ski resort called Valmeineir at 1800mts having a guiness :) been giving my camera kit and will be out tomorrow photographing. oh, btw its snowing and very cold about -9 degress. :( _______________________________________________________________ pues aqui me tienes en la pista de esqui llamado valmeiner a una altura de 1800mts bebiendo un guiness. me acaban de entregarme mi equipo de fotografia y estare haciendo algunas pruebas manana. ahora esta nevando y hace -9 grados. ... read more

Europe » France » Rhône-Alpes » Chambéry December 17th 2009

ok... wed/16/2009 picked up train from Tunes(algarve)at 7.25am to lisbon arrived to lisbon at 10:04am. from there caught taxi to airport only 15min away. flew with easyjet, flight was very full and took 2.30hr. flight was Lisbon to Lyon at 12.05 Arrived in Lyon at 3.30pm, but had just missed coach to Chambery., next one wasnt till 6pm. Arrived at Chambery at 7pm then had another 45min journey to my Boses house. here are some photos of the views: _______ __________________________________________________________________________ mi viaje comenzo a las 7.25am por tren desde Tunes(Algarve) hacia Lisboa, cogi el tren a las 7.25am y llego a Lisboa a las 10:04am, desde alli cogi el taxi hacia el aeropuerto 15min. Volo con Easyjet a las 12.05 vuelo 2.30hr. llego a Lyon a las 3.30pm pero habia perdido el autobus hacia Chambery ... read more
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Europe » Portugal » Algarve » Faro November 14th 2009

So Company have got me my flight from Lisbon to Lyon on the 16/12/2009. All i have to do is get the train to Lisbon and catch the flight. This is a 4 month photo shoot in the resort of Valmeinier (france). so watch this space :)... read more

Europe » United Kingdom » England May 3rd 2009

OK .... catch up time. well i have done some more driving and the other day we had our first BBQ of the month. today i had to do some more driving alone to meet my folks in an english restaurant to have my sunday roast with them, oh and then sherry trifle for desert. :) more coming next sunday ... read more

Europe » United Kingdom April 17th 2009

so... now onto other subjects. been working in my parents shop now for just over a week and things have been quiet with some sales. just been interviewed by local expat news paper and i am now famous as i have been featured in there with an article about the business, which i will post here on sunday at some stage. went out for a meal with my parents but had to do some nite driving, but wasnt too bad. slowly getting used to this driving thing now. have just made a website for our business so have a look:www.algozantiquesanddecoration.com other than that the weather has been awful, at the moment it is cloudy, rainy and cold, prediction for next week is a lot better. take care all, and stay posted. ... read more




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