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A Winter Walk

nariz

By nariz

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After all the dreadful snowfalls we had during December and the cold I had that took two weeks to shake off we had the promise of a lovely bright day, so we filled our rukkies with waterproofs, a flask of soup, water and the last two chocolate brownies from the cake tin, brushed the cobwebs off our walking boots and went for a walk on the mountain opposite, being able to look across to our village.

Along the way it was lovely to see the hellebores gearing up for an early Spring.

I also saw this little beauty – no idea what it is! Guesses anyone?

We were walking for about 4 hours in all, finally being rewarded with this wonderful view of the higher peaks with their snow caps.


Wonderful to be outdoors again and to be getting some much needed exercise.

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Nariz, this sounds wonderful. Your neighbourhood is simply beautiful; Reading your blog it sounds like you are two fit people, climbing mountains, even just walking uphill requires quite some fitness. Great to be able to do that, especially after being cooped up at home with the flu and snow around.

15 Jan, 2009

 

Wow! What scenery! That fresh clean air will have done you a power of good. :-0

15 Jan, 2009

 

The leaves and fan-like shape put me in mind of Libertia. Do they grow in your neck of the woods? What beautiful scenery you live in.

15 Jan, 2009

 

Stunning Veiw Nariz its breath taking :)

15 Jan, 2009

amy
Amy
 

Wow the scenery is beautiful and all on your doorstep .........

15 Jan, 2009

 

The scenery is breath taking.

15 Jan, 2009

 

Hi, beautiful scenery. My husband is sitting next to me and asks, is that the mountain range to the west or east of Spain as he has been skiiing at Andora.

15 Jan, 2009

 

you lucky people to have such stunning scenery around you.......its breathtaking

15 Jan, 2009

 

Wonderful scenery...a real breathe of fresh air !

15 Jan, 2009

 

Beautiful scenery. Its wonderful to be able to get out and see it. I'm sure it blew away the winter blahs!!

16 Jan, 2009

 

hi nariz, just the sort of walk i love to do, unfortunately my wife likes flat not hills so i don't get to do much.hope you had a great day , love the scenery.......steve

16 Jan, 2009

 

Thanks for all your comments. I still pinch myself every morning to make sure I'm not just dreaming that I live here!
Dawn, the mountain range is the Picos de Europa which is part of the Cordillera Cantabrica range running almost parallel to, and about 25 kms from, the northern coast, We just call it Paradise.

16 Jan, 2009

 

Stunning views and all on your doorstep wow!!

16 Jan, 2009

 

Thanks N: Looks perfect.

16 Jan, 2009

 

What beautiful views !

18 Jan, 2009

 

My goodness what views you have there, glad you enjoyed your walk.

20 Jan, 2009

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