Up at 8, breakfast as usual, Arne searches for the name of the birds we saw yesterday on the higher snowy slopes, turns out they were bullfinches. They were too quick to photograph, but we remember the distinct coloration. Some doubt about what to do today.. we could go to one of the official winter… Continue reading lots of trees
Alarm at 7, but we snooze until 8: it's raining and we're not in a hurry to get out there. Breakfast with champagne - the last of the bottle we opened two days ago - and then the usual procedure to start the hiking day. We decide to do one of the official winter hikes… Continue reading some snow after all
I wake up thinking it must be time to wake up, though there was no alarm yet. Turns out I turned it off yesterday, but indeed it is exactly 7 am. The morning proceeds the same as yesterday: healthy breakfast, lunch prep and pack the two backpacks. Today we even remember to take the thermos… Continue reading a bit of unexpected danger
Up at seven, it's still dark but we can tell it's no longer raining. The weather is supposed to be mild and dry, not very promising for snow.. One of the reasons we took a studio this year is to have better food. Not better as in more tasty, but as in healthy and in… Continue reading green!
we have a five day holiday planned in the Vosges mountains in France and as usual it starts with lots of packing. For only the second time ever we've rented a studio instead of booking a hotel room, so the packing requires a bit more thought than usual. I did prepare and make a few… Continue reading to the Vosges