Tag Archives: vacation
WordPress weekly photo challenge – Near and Far
I took this whilst out hiking in Le Valgaudemar in the French Hautes-Alpes.
Posted in Landscapes, Nature, the Alps Tagged Alps, France, Hautes-Alpes, hiking, landscape, nature, photography, postaday, travel, vacation, Wordpress weekly photo challenge 8 Comments
Who’d go hiking in the northern Alps?
As far as tourism in the French Alps goes, the north wins the battle hands down. Everybody goes there. And that suits me just fine. Because unlike the more famous regions in higher parts of the Alps, Le Queyras, hidden in … Continue reading
Posted in Landscapes, Photography, the Alps Tagged Alps, Hautes-Alpes, hiking, landscapes, mountains, nature, photography, Queyras, southern alps, tourism in the french alps, travel, vacation 10 Comments
Rent a mountain
One of the things I love about hiking is that you never know what you’re going to see. We were expecting this view over Le Lac de Serreponçon, Europe’s second biggest artificiel lake: But we didn’t think we’d find such an enormous flock of … Continue reading
Posted in Counting Sheep, Landscapes, Photography, the Alps Tagged France, landscapes, nature, photography, sheep, the Alps, Transhumance, travel, vacation 7 Comments