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Scenes from the last Jura walks of Spring 2012

Summer's almost here

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.

Chamois hunting near La Dôle (19 May 2012)

They're usually around here somewhere. We persevere.

Nothing so far


A family

This is a telephoto -- they're fairly high up on the front of La Dôle.

Four little ones

A sentinel

Creux d’Enfer de Druchaux, forest of Les Rapes, and Les Rochettes near Mont Tendre (27 May 2012)

Dr Pirri and one of the interesting perforations in the Creux d’Enfer de Druchaux

We're dropping pebbles in and counting the seconds till the "plink".


And another

The way forward

Out of the Creux and turning across the front (Swiss-facing side) of Mont Tendre

In the forest of Les Rapes

Step lightly

Continue stepping lightly. Les Rochettes in front of Mont Tendre

A big mess

What now?

Wood ants

Limestone decorations

That's it for the Jura for this year, we're off to Bucharest.

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