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As I write this, I am nursing a round belly full of pasta and chocolate mousse, so forgive the short blog tonight. It has been another relaxing day on the beach today. This time we went to Sand Habor near Incline Village - a truly stunning setting of white sand, blue water and distant mountains. Much like yesterday, only better (as the photos attest). For those of you who have chance to visit, I would also recommend having a ...
... foot of a canyon which has a raging torrent flowing through it, which is crossed by quite a high bridge. Then up the other side, over a pass or two and the trail gradually descends over the course of several hours bringing more and more greenery.
There is one more river to ford later on, probably the most challenging one yet as the water is high - reaching up to my knees - and rapid. Alisha the Australian girl I was talking to last night catches up with me as I am ...
... to the campsite the day before. Then it passes a steaming geothermal vent before starting to ascend through the hills. This first section of the hike is said to be one of the most challenging as it mostly goes uphill and the net ascent is 500 metres, but I don't find it too challenging despite the heavy load on my back, as the scenery is so astonishing along the way. The excellent weather and perfect visibility mean that I can see everything for miles ...
... afternoon (Stage 1) session, we were taught how to create a brain-compatible learning environment in our classrooms. Some key ideas were: bringing nature inside, using two or three complimenting colors (avoiding primary colors), and avoiding harsh lighting. We also learned how to maximize "prime real estate" (the area in front of the classroom) to allow students to focus on us as the speaker.
... dead parasite thing. Eewww! Quite fascinating but also completely gross. We have now sealed it in a small see-through bag for keepsakes and have later discovered that it is a Botfly. Nice. Now we await if there are any more....!
So, feeling extremely queasy we set off again to Lake Tahoe and passed by an Ironman competition. The road got absolutely stunning as we passed through tall pine forests and emerged with views of the lake. We drove around the West side ...