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evelyn
2005-07-12 09:50:35
"Lunch spot" from evelyn Contract pics
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Having had a sandwich and water or coffee in many a sheltered spot on the Wicklow and Mourne Mountains, with the wind howling through the heather, rain beating against my waterproofs, the vistas hidden in the clouds..... Well, this photo is the Aletsch Glacier, (you can see the crevasses in lower left) and after an hour's hike over the snow and ice, I found a good spot to put down my fleece, knelt in the snow and had this for a view, I wondered at the time why my usual ham salad sandwich and fruit juice tasted so well up here at 3454 metres, but it must have been the view! Watching the kites fly overhead, and the odd walker, I did find it difficult to tear myself away. A bit different to the Mournes and Wicklows but accessible to any regular hill walker! photo taken 11th june '05
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