\\ZAKOPANE// i am a skiing learner

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I’ve always wanted to learn skiing. I believe this same thought applies to many other Hong Kongers, as we never get a chance to see snow in our own place. Korea or Japan are probably the most popular locations for us to learn and enjoy, but somehow I prefer somewhere more related to and can better out-stand snow. Adding the fact that I am taking good care of my budget, Zakopane, the  winter capital of Poland, is the perfect location for a skiing novice like me for a high CP ratio day course.

The school I chose was SKI ZAKOPANE. It offers skiing and snow board courses. There are both 1-day intensive course and lessons to be conducted up to a week.  I picked the former one during my 3-day stay here. All arrangements and communications through e-mail and phone when I arrived was so smooth that we just have to enjoy the course itself.

Ski Zakopane
Quick Start Course:
– pick up & return to hotel
– 3-hour course with tea break
– equipment included, clothings small extra cost.
– pln 340/pp of 2

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We were on artificial snow at the beginning, and it was raining so I can say its a sad start. We entered the restaurant for tea break with wet and tired body, and were given a choice whether to end the lesson earlier due to stronger rain. But then both our instructor and us were so surprised and delighted to see real snow commencing. It’s like a dream come true that we could not wait to continue our lesson. However it’s also harder for novice like us to ski on real slippery snow especially during snowing time.

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Anyway it’s a story with a twist that we enjoyed the lesson as well as the snow. We played and photoed around after lesson waiting for the return transfer in this winter wonderland.



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