During one of our free afternoons, we decided to go to a nearby ski resort to try our hand at skiing. Skip to the end: I failed miserably. Hahaha
Okay, so it wasn’t the winter wonderland I’d imagined, nor was it like the alps, and the snow wasn’t the cleanest in the world, but what the heck.
After getting suited up (or I guess just booted up, since we didn’t wear a snowsuit), we slid onto this walkalator type contraption which took us to the top of the beginner slope
I must’ve tried skiing down the slope ten times, never making it all the way down. I kept hitting a little hump in the slope and falling onto my bag and my butt. In the end, my butt was soaked through and frozen over, and my hands were pink and numb from grabbing the icy skiis every time I had to unbuckle my boots (THAT i was a pro at) and carry the skiis back up the slope to try again.
Sadly, before I could make an even bigger skiing fool of myself, we ran out of time and had to leave. Hmm, maybe more luck on a flat surface?
Photos: Fuji underwater camera