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... is where the hikes I’ve done in
this region are different and for me less enjoyable than those of Switzerland. I
don’t enjoy heavy climbs without any scenery other than trees. Most of my climbs
in Switzerland were accompanied by spectacular scenery which provides immediate
reward for the effort. The good scenery today and last Monday didn’t start
until at least an hour of very heavy slogging ...
... idea that was.
Got out of Berlin in the early evening and set out for Munich. I navigated to a forest that I had seen on the map and parked up for the night. I was roused from my slumber by banging on the side of the camper and looked out the window to see army fatigues. Surely I haven't ****** of the German army already? Thinking I would ask how it felt to finish second in two world wars I stepped from the van only to realise that my new ...
... entertained most of the time, though the occasional traffic lights at roadworks provided some dramatic viewing opportunities for me. Coming into Chamonix was really dramatic and H managed to find a great picnic spot next to a golf course (pics). Nice to stay in an hotel for a change, simplicity and anonymity oddly reassuring. Love to all again. ...
John, my brother in law and I had a magnificent day up at L'Aguille de Midi (3,841m) high above Chamonix followed by a three hour hike from the cable car's mid station to a glacier where we caught a little mountain cog railway back down to Chamonix.
We were very lucky; the weather was perfect, full sunshine and beautifully clear air. Great for photos. I'll enter more details once I have a little more time. I just wanted to get these photos up on the ...
... Fred, and we took the chair lift up the side of Mont Blanc to reach the launching point, a grassy slope with a cliff that overlooks Chamonix 4200 feet below.
After putting me in harness and helmet, we launched, running together towards the edge of the cliff, but before we reached it, suddenly we we're rising into the air, not falling. The updraft ...