Anatomy of an Alpine festival
It’s the Portes du Soleil, the sun is shining, the beer and bubbles are flowing and the music is melting away any blues. What more could you ask for.
We’re throwing shapes at almost 2,000 metres, bopping along to a DJ set as we wait for Charlie Winston to come onstage at the Rock the Pistes music festival. The sun is shining in Morgins on the Swiss side of the Portes du Soleil. In the distance, the seven snowy peaks of the Dents du Midi look spectacular. Beer and bubbles are flowing, raclette is being served. It feels as if life couldn’t get any...
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