January 9th, 2010, Skiing in Switzerland again ...

Third year for Cynthia, we had a lovely week in Engadin, Switzerland ...

Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). We had a good first day with the weather ... Cynthia just started again like she finished last year ... like riding a bike ...
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). Great impressions from the Alps, the clowds in the valley
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). ... here having a rest with a well-earned drink!
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). This was the afternoon look from our hotel window ... the village here is Sils-Maria ...
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). ... we had many great dinners with a reasonable amount of grape juice ... mainly from Swiss wineries
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). The runs were absolutely empty, hardly anyone disturbing us using the full width of it ... it's just good if you reserve them early ;-)
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). Here Cynthia in action ... Thomas could hardly keep up ...
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). Here a photo that shows how busy the runs were ... and a great view down in the valley ...
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). ... where the lakes were frozen (for nordic skiing) ... here on the right you can see our hotel "Waldhaus" (house in the forest)
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). Continuing the tradition, this time we also joined the "Chef's table", where 12 people had a dinner in the middle of the kitchen ... each course with a different wine ...
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). ... here the Chef preparing an additional dish, "yak" steaks ... very tasty!
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). Finishing the dinner with some great Swiss cheese ... here Mr. Ermler (sommelier) to serve ...
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). We also had a little walk in St. Moritz ... here the "leaning" tower ...
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). ... some more impressions of St. Moritz ...
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). Last day, we did a longer skiing tour, that led us up to the "Corvatsch" on 3.303 metres ... and we ski'd all the way down (valley is at 1.800 metres)
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). Here the two of us on the "Corvatsch" lookout ...
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). This is the night-view of Sils-Maria from our hotel room (winter fairyland) ... and after that ...
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). ... we had our last dinner and some drinks in the lounge!

 ... we had our last dinner and some drinks in the lounge!