With temperatures soaring into the mid-20’s (C or 70’s F) over the next few days, today was not a day for running. Some form of exercise was needed though, so I set out to do a completely new walk from Trogne, over the Pas de Lovégno and into the Val de Réchy, returning via the Col de Cou. This is an area Jude and I had seen many times while skiing in Nax, but it looked completely different today in the summer sunshine.
I was pleasantly surprised to spot a new buttefly (for me anyway – see pic 11), quite a rare plant (if my identification is correct – see pic no. 15) and some cute looking Valaisan Blacknose sheep (pics 19 and 20). The buvette also came in handy for a much needed refreshment. 🙂
I also met and chatted to two lovely Swiss couples from Yverdon-les-Bain. I met them on the ascent (they’re almost visible on pics 5 and 6) and also during the descent.