n.b. Lavey Les Bains is always worth a visit in winter. The hot springs are an enlivening experience on a frosty morning, with steam clouds rising into clear blue skies above the looming mountains from the waters.
The experience is even more invigorating during snowfall, as the mix of warm and cold air forms swirling fog that consumes the visitors to the spa, leaving the effect that you have the open air baths to yourself and your companion – it’s magical!
n.b. It is often tricky getting a diverse group of acquaintances to stick to an itinerary. Someone voices an alternative, discussion ensues, original plans go to cock. Travelling solo has advantages, but for laughs an outing with your mates takes some beating.
n.n.b. The hens, with token male in tow, decided to head off to the open field next.