A gentle breeze blows across the lake. Deep steel blue. Puffy white clouds. Warm shades of greens. A touch of golden yellow. And wonderfully illuminated droplets taking hundreds of hues as the rainbow gradient shifts from red to violet.
Feathers of thousands of colors glimmer in the light. Delicate and strong. Blue, green, bronze, iridescent and mesmerizing tones. Too many to name. A high-pitched call resonates across the woods, giving the bird away well before I can spot him among the branches.
Wandering around glacial cirques and moody mountain lakes, climbing steep granite rocks, roaming the plateaux and woods, exploring the gently-sloped hillsides teeming with life and wonderfully tasty mirabelle plums and myrtilles (blueberries in French)…