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Legend to the Images
We had not seen our friend Lodewyk de Beer since a couple of years. Then all of a sudden he phoned and told us he was on a business trip and would like to visit us over the weekend of Nov. 10. Of course we also invited Erna and Oliver to Wildhaus to see their old friend.
Regarding the weather Lodewyk had quite a reputation: Whenever he turned up here, the weather promptly turned to the worst. Thus, after we had a beautiful autumn,it started promptly to snow a few days before Lodewyk was due ... and on the evening when he arrived at Wildhaus there was 40cm of fresh snow!
But to everybody's surprise
the next morning there was not a single cloud in the sky and we had a beautiful
The sun was so fine and warm
that we had breakfast on our balcony:
We decided to go for a walk
to 'Gampluet', a place on the Northern slope of our valley:
It was a perfect day, so
we didn't hurry:
At the Lisigweid, halfways up, we had a beautiful
view to the West down the Toggenburg valley:
And of course we had to take
pictures of us with the Schafberg and it's famous 'Suedwand' as a background:
At the Rossegg, just before reaching Gampluet we had a great
view to the South over the Wildhaus skiing area:
It was quite a cool day,
so needed to warm up and we had a refreshment at the Gampluet restaurant before
When we arrived home the
sun was setting and did cast a beautiful light on the top of the mountains:
Thank you Lodewyk for taking all those great pictures!
created: 10 July, 2002
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