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Just a quick update: We started, where we stopped last time and as you can see, I had all of Joy's attention right from the beginning :D. She was an overly excited and awfull puller for the rest of the day!! Here we are looking back into the haze, surrounding Basel:

As it was Saturday, my husband could come with and so I did not even take my camera out of it's bag and could relax from time to time:

There were not enough hiking signs this time and those, we found, lead into the right direction, but there was no way to be seen!

Jurassic rock! The formation of the Jurassic Mountains is very old (145-199million years) and many fossiles can be found, even dinosaur footprints.

As I said: Joy really intended to train my arm muscles this time and when the path (ahead) became steaper, I finally gave up and Joy gave in, walking nicely on her gentle lead for the very first time! 

The final destination of the official first stage: The village Büren.

But Joy had only eyes for the village fountain:

Some of the inhabitants:

We were not the only one's, who had trouble finding the way that day!

As there was no public transport to take us back to where we started, we made a round trip and after having climbed the hill again, strolled back through beautiful forest:

Where is my share of the sandwich?

One final photo! I will report about the next stage, as soon as the weather does improve again - oh, you think it is still good? Have a look at the clouds: Those thin feathery stripes are always the forecast of a change:

All photos courtesy of my husband :-)).

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Comment by Robert Krajnc on February 13, 2011 at 8:17am
Nice photos!
Comment by Nadine Bonjean on February 13, 2011 at 10:52am

Super photos!

 

Comment by Astrid Landsaat on February 13, 2011 at 1:05pm
Great photo's! It seems to me that you all had a lovely day.
Comment by Susan Mogony on February 13, 2011 at 3:06pm
Great shots my favorite one is the fountain!! ;-))
Comment by Suzanne on February 13, 2011 at 3:24pm
A lovely diary of your walk. What a fabulous time you must have had. Beautiful.
Comment by Myra Thomas-Rhodes on February 13, 2011 at 5:06pm
Absolutely lovely, Cornelia.Many thanks to all three of you!
Comment by Cheryl Gorey on February 14, 2011 at 2:51am
Beautiful photos.
Comment by Barbara on February 14, 2011 at 5:57am
Great!!! Haben die Wolken auch neuen Schnee zu euch gebracht?
Comment by Peter Hennig on February 15, 2011 at 4:40am
looks lovely Cornelia a great escape for a time
Comment by Anna Kazimierowicz on February 18, 2011 at 1:33pm

Nice trip:) You have spring in february!

I have to find quickly the begging!

I always look through the blogs and photos starting with last ones. Sometimes it's mistaking!

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