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Pic 19 - Church
Another cute little church.
Pic 20 - Serious Insulation
Tim and Dar checking out one of the many houses on display here.
Pic 21 - Serious House
Check out how the walls are made thick from rock on all these house to keep nasty weather out.
Pic 22 - Lunch Time
I think this means Wendy's?
Pic 23 - A Viking
Look at the guy at the counter! This is what I thin a Viking looks like. This place ...
... at the end of the canyon and drank some water right off the waterfall. The water was delicious! One of the ladies said she would not drink, as even though they have no beavers, she did not want to risk getting sick. That’s when we found out that the water we are getting back at the farm is straight out of a stream that goes right by there. No filtering or anything! They are really confident in the cleanliness of their water.
A little ...
... behind was not a bad thing at all. One other embankment, I did not think through and was not prepared when my horse went down one side. I was not leaning back and before I knew it, I was wide eyed looking straight down at the ground over the horse’s head. I thought for sure I was going down but my horse immediately started up the other side and I recovered, barely!
After the third stop, we are pretty close to Thorsmork, thank God. We are beat from this ...
... br> The Black Sand Beach.
Pic 18 - Monica
Monica enjoying the high winds at the Black sand beach!
Pic 19 - Lee and Arnold
Finally a picture of our chief guides together.
Pic 20 - Dar at the Black Sand Beach
Pic 21 - Tim and Dar
Pic 22 - Dismount
Time for photo ops!
Pic 23 - Tammy and I
Notice the coats. Good protection for cool weather but especially for the killer wind!
Pic 24 - The Black ...
... Friendlies Return
These guys are really curious of us.
Pic 57 - Not Shy
Pic 58 - Me Too
This guy had to get in on the picture too!
Pic 59 - Waterfall
Almost to Skalakot! The real riding territory where we will spend four days!
Pic 60 - Waterfall
Hey, this is what you get when you shoot from a moving vehicle!
Pic 61 - Skalakot Horse Farm
Finally, we arrive, the excitement begins to build!