3. Dolomites: La Crusc and the alpine flower meadows of Armentara 2018:06:25

 

Setting out to walk to Badia from La Villa on a slightly overcast morning

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Scabious

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Sage

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A massive stack of logs for firewood

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The path beside the river

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The church at the top of the chairlift

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La Crusc church buit almost 600 years ago

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La Crusc Church. We are taking the higher path 15B to the North

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Panorama of the higher path 15B that follows open alpine woodland and the edge of the screes

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There is a path signed to an ice cave here

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We then follow path 18, a track down through the flower meadows

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Armentara

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The junction of the lower path from La Crusc Church

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Panorama of the flower meadows

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Panorama of the flower meadows

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Armentara alpine flower meadows

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Ranch da Andre

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Ranch da Andre

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Flower meados on the path from Ranch da Andre

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Panorama of Alpine flower meadows

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Panorama of alpine flower meadows

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Panorama as we continue down the track

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Panorama of flower meadows

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A lilly in the flower meadows

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We returned up the path beside the river  but you could take the bus from Badia

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An evening view from Chalet Al Pigher

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An evening view from Chalet Al Pigher