D21 - TMB La Fouly to Refugio BonattiJuly 25, 2019 in Italy ⋅ ⛅ 24 °C
TOP 3 Highlights:
1. Marmots - well perhaps not plural, but we did spot a single marmot running away into its burrow.
2. Col de Ferrat - a highlight, literally. This was on just day 2, a huge pass of 2537m above sea level, then dropping us drastically (and dramatically) into the depths of the next valley. The wild flowers had me in fits of excitement, particularly when I found the vivid blue Gentians, a prized characteristic of the Swiss Alps!
3. Freezing River Water - the most rejuvenating thing one can do in the middle of the day, soak the weary feet in the icy spring water. Don’t mind the cows sitting up stream on the banks keeping their cool...
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