Eye on the World: French Alps

written by | Posted on February 6th, 2013

Chalet Perelin, where the editor is staying, in the village of Le Miroir in the French Alps.

Chalet Perelin, where the editor is staying, in the village of Le Miroir in the French Alps.

A bedroom at Chalet Perelin located near the living room.

A bedroom at Chalet Perelin located near the living room.

Morning view from the breakfast table.

Morning view from the breakfast table.

The heated indoor pool.

The heated indoor pool.

Another view of the pool.

Another view of the pool.

Outdoor hot tub.

Outdoor hot tub.

Kitchen lunch prep.

Kitchen lunch prep.

Eating at Chez Merie.

Eating at Chez Merie.

What a fellow traveler orders to eat.

What a fellow traveler orders to eat.

First chair out of Le Miroir, heading to the Italian Alps.

First chair out of Le Miroir, heading to the Italian Alps.

Second group coming in.

Second group coming in.

Mount Blanc, the tallest mountain in Europe.

Mount Blanc, the tallest mountain in Europe.

Matterhorn view from the Italian border.

Matterhorn view from the Italian border.

A snack before skiing.

A snack before skiing.

Skiing in the French Alps.

Skiing in the French Alps.

A fort on the mountain that the French unsuccessfully built to defend the country.

A fort on the mountain that the French unsuccessfully built to defend the country.

A church sitting on a hill in Le Miroir, France, on the way back from a day in the mountains.

A church sitting on a hill in Le Miroir, France, on the way back from a day in the mountains.

Raclette lunch in Italy.

Raclette lunch in Italy.

Chalet Perelin, where the editor is staying, in the village of Le Miroir in the French Alps.A bedroom at Chalet Perelin located near the living room.Morning view from the breakfast table.The heated indoor pool.Another view of the pool.Outdoor hot tub.Kitchen lunch prep.Eating at Chez Merie.What a fellow traveler orders to eat.First chair out of Le Miroir, heading to the Italian Alps.Second group coming in.Mount Blanc, the tallest mountain in Europe.Matterhorn view from the Italian border.A snack before skiing.Skiing in the French Alps.A fort on the mountain that the French unsuccessfully built to defend the country.A church sitting on a hill in Le Miroir, France, on the way back from a day in the mountains.Raclette lunch in Italy.

Interested in seeing more? Check out this video with views of the back country at St. Foy in the French Alps or take a look at this video when Richard went heliskiing in the Italian Alps.