Monday, August 17, 2009
A pleasant excursion to the Jura Mountains
We decided to go up to the mountains one day on the weekend for a walk starting at Col de la Faucille. This town lies at an altitude of 1323 meters. We discovered some beautiful wildflowers, a spectacular view of Mont Blanc, and took a ride on the luge!
Fly landing zone.
We ate a picnic while looking at the view in the valley on the other side.
Mont Blanc. When you can see this mountain (which is rare), people say: "the mountain is out" which I find amusing as it's the same expression people use in Seattle for Mt. Rainier (also a rare sighting)!
Riding the Luge.