Cevennes 2009: Photos 2

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Lac de Villefort, and on to le Merlet

Photos around the reservoir, and the following great day walking to le Merlet.

First view of the Lac while descending from La Garde-Guérin.  The fish-farm can be seen at the left.

First view of the Lac while descending from La Garde-Gu�rin.�The fish-farm can be seen at the left.  (174k)

Looking south from the northern tip of the Lac.

Looking south from the northern tip of the Lac.  (172k)

Walking down the west side of the Lac.

Walking down the west side of the Lac. (211k)

Precarious looking rock pinnacle just north of Villefort.

Precarious looking rock pinnacle just north of Villefort. (297k)

Contented cows at the hamlet of Bellecoste during the excellent walk from Villefort to Le Merlet.

Contented cows at the hamlet of Bellecoste during the excellent walk from Villefort to Le Merlet.  (152k)

View north from the Pont du Tarn. This small stream is the mighty river Tarn just a few hundred meters from its source.

View north from the Pont du Tarn. This small stream is the mighty river Tarn just a few hundred meters from its source.  (248k)

The Pont du Tarn in the middle of nowhere carries an ancient track, now just a footpath.

The Pont du Tarn in the middle of nowhere carries an ancient track, now just a footpath.  (163k)

A few hundred meters downstream from the Pont du Tarn in magnificent wild country.

A few hundred meters downstream from the Pont du Tarn in magnificent wild country. (175k)

Panoramic view at our lunch stop near the Pont du Tarn at about 1300m.
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Panoramic view at our lunch stop near the Pont du Tarn at about 1300m. (230k)

View down the Tarn valley on the path towards Villeneuve.

View down the Tarn valley on the path towards Villeneuve. (150k)

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