Peck's nostalgia gallery
at Seron, 1983
lies at 1813m near a col at 1880m that presides over the head of two separate
valleys leading up from the village of L'Etivaz to the north. To the west one
finds the Col des Mosses and to the east, Gsteig, near Gstaad; to the south lies
a range of mountains -- Pic Chaussy, Châtillon, Le Tarent, La Para or Tournette,
and Cape au Moine -- beyond which one comes to the town of Les Diablerets.
a bleak sort of early evening in May 1983, the narrator tries to figure all these
directions out on his soggy map . . .
. . and concludes that this is Seron after all, our camping destination.
companion, below Cape au Moine, is doubtful.
Tent and hiking companion are seen in early evening on a little island formed
by the creek.
returning to camp from a look-round on a foggy evening . . .
. . and, having broken camp, departing the next day in similarly cheery weather.
at home in Leysin, cleaning up the tent and things.
and suggestions are welcome if positive, resented if negative, .
All rights reserved, all wrongs avenged. Posted 13 August 2002, revised 27 February 2013.