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... dense forest.
Once I did
get some altitude, the autumn colours of the near countryside complimented by
the many distant peaks poking through the clouds was very attractive. Most of the deciduous trees had bright autumn colours and on some the leaves were so dry they tinkled in the light breeze as I hiked past adding some magic to the scene. The
hike overall certainly gave me the workout I wanted and ...
... station with shops and restaurant. What was so special about this station is that the entire set up was powered by solar panels. Could we possibly think of establishing something similar in Australia?
The next day was another 420km to Allevard (France) and was looking forward to meet Liz's friend at the Tour du Treuil.
The closer I got to Milan the heavier the traffic became (Mark and Mele ...
Leaving the refuge the next morning we passed a memorial to a half dozen US fliers who had died on the mountain nearby during WWII when their bomber crashed into the mountain. Some of their remains remained frozen in ice till the 1970's when they were returned to the US for burial.
A really steep uphill this morning that seemed to go on forever but was probably three and half ...
We have been in remote country for the last few days. Haven't seen a store, and rarely even a house since we left Les Contamines.
Our last refuge in France was de Mottets, quite a relief after the night before. Although it had been converted from a dairy farm, it had spacious, modern rest rooms, hot showers, semi-private bed room (Barbara only had to share with 3 guys this time).
Actually our roomates were very interesting: ...
... for a picnic and pictures at the pass. Our lunch was packed for us the night before: ham and cheese sandwich, apple, hard boiled egg, wedge of cheese and a candy bar.
At one point, about 10,000 feet elevation, on a very steep, rocky section of trail that we had trouble negotiating, we,saw a small group of hikers. One of them was totally blind, with a guide dog carefully leading her up the trail and a ...