Travel Blogs from La Chaux-de-Fonds
... really soon after I sat on the bike. Despite daylight should have been still "on", the dark clouds turned the day into night. That's not what you want, the fact I did not have light, made me a bit nervous. Arriving back in Bern, wet as wet can be, I stomped my shoes with newspaper to dry, took a shower and as mentioned, woke up when the "Skype " rang.
Now, I am back from shopping: A good raincoat, obviously I can't ...
... with the nuns at Wisques. To hear the nuns sing vespers and complan in the cavernous abbey church was something quite special, especially the sense of peace it brought me after a particularly difficult day's walk. Sister Lucy looked after the visitors with great attention and a real sense of fun. The fact the evening soup tasted more like soil of vegetable than containing actual vegetables was a mere detail after a long and *********** the highways ...
... a young Sapper from the Royal Engineers regiment. It seemed quite sad to see him lying there alone and it made me wonder about the circumstances leading up to his death well apart from other members of his regiment.
They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them.
(For the Fallen, Robert Laurence Binyon)
... a walk in the park' in comparison. The fact that it wasn't is due to a number of missing yellow arrows that caused me to get lost not once, not twice, but three times. Each time it happened, it cost me valuable time as I retraced my steps to see if I'd overlooked an important way marking. If I had been in a 'glass half full' mood, then I would have congratulated myself being smart enough to find the path again, but I was definitely in a 'glass ...
Dear Reader, does my journey so far seem almost too good to be true? Well this instalment will reveal some of the less than ideal situations I have found myself in. I have been pondering whether to share these with you, but to omit them would give you an inaccurate account of my journey. So those of a sensitive nature, look away now....... And for those whose up-to-now have seen me in a favourable light, remember, desperate times call for desperate ...
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