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Old 30.01.2007, 11:23
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Re: New to Skiing - the nightmare

From previous years (havnt gone this past week to Davos) WEF is the best week of the season to ski in Davos. Usually there are good snow conditions late Jan., there are no skiers staying in Davos as all the hotels are booked by the worlds 'special' friends who aren't there to ski. People generally avoid traveling there to ski because of protest fears. So the slopes are quite vacant compared to normal.

Apparently some years ago my old officemate went there during WEF, before they were more organized with the protesters and in Landquart the police separated the skiers so there was 1 railcar with skiers and all the others with protesters. The train left, but promptly with only with one car, the one with the skiers, the protesters were all shipped back to Basel I think - who says the swiss aren't efficient!

Andrew
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