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... meeting at 5:45 and there was flute music to start the day. Quite civilized. We had awhile to hang out in transition. Lady walks up to Jeff, sees he has a Mt Tremblant half IM shirt on and says, 'oh French' and walks away. Hmmm..... Race got under way with the Viking horn as the start gun. Pros went off at 8. Jeff n our friend Jim went off at 8:40. LT n I took off at 9 and we were last group to go. Water was a churned up n muddy getting ...
... most uplifting or inspirational of journeys, we all of us reckoned that we could be doing better things!
However and it's surprising the difference that it makes, soon after lunch we started seeing the sun and later, we had completely blue skies. Spirits were lifted and speaking of lifting, as the clouds disappeared we started to get better views and in the distance, the snow covered mountains sparkled in the sun. This was more like it!
... a bit chilly, since there was snow in a few places on the mountains within walking distance, so I decided to light the BBQ, and then, having lit it, thought we'd throw a few snags on to eat - damn good!In the morning, I thought I'd try my luck with the trout/ salmon, or whatever was in the stream and lake.... Let's just say there was far too much water mixed with them....Today, Mon 21, we set off towards the west coast and wound our way along ...
... impossible to capture the feeling and sight by a few photos (especially the one’s I took!!). My first observation is how narrow the fjord is. The sides of the mountains are so lofty and those that aren’t a sheer cliff face slope dramatically into the water and descend to the depths below. The grace of the snow capped mountains in the distance contracted with the lush greenery of the fauna strewn walls that towered above us is worthy of painting a thousand ...
... of the area: Flatdal (Flat Valley).
When crossing the mountains you will eventually be faced with some tunnels, but we luckily found a little area between two tunnels where we had a stop for some food and a little browse at what life above the tree-line looks like. (Barren!!!)
The hotel in Skånevik wasn't brilliant, but it DID have free internet (New Zealand can learn from that :P) and two beds for us to crash on and recover from the long LONG drive.