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Winter 2006-2007

spent waiting around for winter



You 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.

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September 2006: a visit to L'Etivaz to see Pierre & Laurie-Carroll

October 2006: a visit to Ollon to see Lisa's new house

A quiet autumn 2006, saving up what remains of our energy for a full schedule once the snow comes

A visit to Kristin's old hangouts in Rome, Italy, in November 2006, to see all the major sites and sights in a slender week at a dead run.

An excellent weekend at the Lac de Tanay, with hiking and magret de canard, late November 2006.

A plunge into the Grottes de Chenuz, to please Dr Pirri, 3 December 2006

Collecting snowy farm photos, 9 December 2006

In pitifully little snow so far, a brisk march out to the Crêt de la Neuve, 10 December 2006

Christmas with all the Doctors Durham in Ollon

Le Noirmont on New Year's Eve

New Year's Day 2007

Mont Sala, 21 January 2007

Snowshoe hikes in the Grande Rolat forest, January 2007 More snowshoe hikes, February 2007

Cinque Terre, February 2007

The Cinque Terre and Sestri Levante, northern Italy

Sestri Levante, 2-5 February 2007

Cinque Terre 1: Riomaggiore to Corniglia

Cinque Terre 2: Corniglia to Monterossa

Portofino walk

At long last, the snow arrives in Switzerland: our first good walk in a snowstorm, 25 February 2007

Our annual walk up the Pointe de Poêle Chaude, this time with an Additional Participant, 11 March 2007

More hiking around Mont Sâla in the Swiss Jura, April 2007

Seal hunting, hill walking, and general tourism in Northern Ireland and northern Ireland, April 2007

Wandering about northern Ireland, 2007

Giants' Causeway and Glens of Antrim

Rathlin Island - Church Bay and South Lighthouse

Rathlin Island - East Lighthouse

Dunluce Castle. Rathmullen in Donegal

Donegal and hike at Horn Head

Donegal: Slieve Leagh and Fanad Head

The future, always iffy

Unless something really awful should happen (like Cheney suddenly deciding that Switzerland might make an easier target than Iran), we should have more poignant moments to post here soon, with Mercedes finishing up her PhD in linguistics at Fribourg in early June, Marlowe coming for a visit in late June and early July, Kristin coming over for most of July and some long weekends at rustic retreats in the Alps already booked, and very likely some extended vacation time with Kristin in September.


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