Closer to the Gods

June 19th, 2010 by Francis Martin Leave a reply »

Alpine peaks

Heading to the High Valley of Maurienne in the French Alps for two weeks of hiking.

Ragged peaks, enchanting forests, rolling and lush meadows stretching out in the Vanoise National Park will help me to find fresh inspiration for the forthcoming projects. My brain is ready to take off…

Galileo’s Dream” novel from Kim Stanley Robinson is sitting in my backpack for the long starry nights. From Galileo’s heresy trial to the politics of far-futured Jupiter, from the Canals of Venice to frozen, mysterious Europa … invigorating¬†reading.

Photo: Ancien Refuge du Chambeyron Jean Coste (2626 m) РAiguille de Chambeyron РHigh Valley of Ubaye/Haute Ubaye Р© F Martin

a long, hard road to the summit

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