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St Anton am Arlberg – Part 3

The variable weather in Austria wasn’t over after the first five days. To start the week, we had sun, clouds, snow showers and more sun. For day six, we had rain. Day 6 – Rain The weather in Austria was so bizarre.  It started to rain overnight, and all the fresh snow disappeared with it, […]

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St Anton am Arlberg – Part 2

Skiing in Austria has been surprisingly variable.  In one week, we’ve had hard-packed snow, hard chunky snow with exposed icy parts, spring skiing heavy and slushy snow, and powder.  Any powder day while skiing is fantastic, but because I usually get just one week a year to ski, getting a powder day feels like winning […]

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St Anton am Arlberg – Part 1

It’s a long trip from Adelaide, Australia to St Anton, Austria – 33 hours to be exact – but so far, the “cradle of alpine skiing” has proved worth it. Arrival Our trip from Adelaide took two long flights (13 hours from Adelaide to Dubai and 7 hours from Dubai to Zurich), a three-hour layover […]

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Summit County: Our Wedding Ski Trip at the Top of the World

There’s something about arriving in Summit County, Colorado that will always feel like coming home. It’s where I spent childhood family ski trips, and where I lived for three years in my mid-twenties as a ski bum. It’s where I met my husband, and it’s where we married this March. It’s where the mountains stretch […]

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Why We Had a Destination Wedding

I remember standing in the middle of the room and smiling. I had stopped to take everything in for a moment and it was perfect. The log-framed room was warm and softly-lit from the lights in the antler chandeliers, the stone fireplace off to the side, and the low candles on the tables. Greenery and […]