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Flowers os Switserland in 2018

Some of the zillion flowers I have seen this summer in the Swiss Alps.

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Part 3 of the Swiss-Italian Alps

Val Bedretto, a gem.

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To the source of Rhein, Rhone, Reuss, walking the Alps in 3 stages, part 2

Walking to 3 riversources in the Swiss Alps and to the river-tripoint at Witenwasserenstock.

It lies between the valleys of Geretal (west) and Witenwasseren (north-east). At the foot of the mountain are located the Geren and Witenwasseren Glaciers. The tripoint between the cantons of Valais, Uri and Ticino (3,025 m) is located 300 m east from the summit. It acts as a notable watershed. On the west the Gerenwasser ends in the young Rhone, on the east the Witenwasserenreuss ends in the Reuss, a tributary of the Rhine and, on the east, the Ri di Bedretto ends in the Ticino (in the Leventina), a tributary of the Po.


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Scotland-highlands

Scotland 2018 – click the highlander

3 may: Flight to Inverness, bus Drumnadrochit, stay in Drumnadrochit hostel.

4 may: Affric Kintail trail (71 km). Walking to campsite at Loch Beinn (appr. 30 km)

5 may: Campsite to Morvich (appr. 40 km). Stay at camping Morvich. End of AKT (new record, haha)

6 may: ‘Rest day’ with ascent-roundtrip Sgurr an Airgidd (appr. 10 km) Ascent to 841 m. in 1.5 hour.

7 may: Morvich to Glomach falls  – Killilan – Sallachy (appr. 42 km), camping along the road.

8 may: Sallachy to Dornie (8 km). Bus to Kyle of Lochalsh. Stay in hotel Lochalsh. Hike in Plock of Lochalsh ‘nature reserve’.

9 may: Bus tour Isle of Skye (5 hrs) in pouring rain all day long.

10 may: Trainride to Inverness (2.5 hrs). Cityhike, live music at Hootananny pub where an attempt to break the world record bagpipe just started and was broken next day at 26.05 hours.

11 may: Flight back to AMS.

Total distance covered from east to west coast of Scotland: 71+41= 113 km in 3 days

 

 

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Sauerland-Karnaval-2018

Sauerland, semi-alpine experience at just 2 hours from home.

day 1: Bad Fredeburg – Huxel – Holthausen.
day 2: Kahler-Asten steig. Starting from the second highest summit in the area.
day 3: The Wisenttrail at the Rothaarsteig.
day 4: Oberhenneborn – Golddorfroute.

(from 13/2 to 16/2 2018)

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High water in NL.

High water all around in the Netherlands. This one is from the river Waal around Nijmegen and Lent. Many photos taken with mobile phone as the poor resolution shows. 🙁

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