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January 2005 visit
may not find this terribly rewarding unless you're included here, so this is a
good time for casual and random browsers to turn back before they get too caught
up in the sweep and majesty of the proceedings and can't let go.
2005: Dr Joe and Ms Kristin strike out on snowshoes across The Platform, the blessedly
flattish kilometre just to the north of the road between Marchairuz and the Vallée
de Joux, bound they know not where (the photographer has the map).
came late to Switzerland this winter, as frequently in recent years -- this is
mid-January. But afterward it dumped for three weeks and got everybody stuck in
knee-deep and snarled the roads up along Lake Geneva for a long time -- and then
it melted away all at once. Go figure.
circumambulate the elegant contours of Le Plateforme . . .
that descends must converge"
the narrator there in the centre (Dr Pirri's exiting hastily on the left)
in Switzerland, 13 January 2005
the end of the day, Kristin and Professor Joe returning over the woods near La
Perrause, facing (obviously) westward
end of another excellent hike (the car is over there on the far side of the farm
of Pré de Bière, a mere 20 minutes away)
at home in Bassins, hopefully looking forward to a shower, 13 January 2005
and suggestions are welcome if positive, resented if negative, .
All rights reserved, all wrongs avenged. Posted 27 March 2005, revised 3 October 2008, 5 January 2014.