Friday, January 7, 2011

Over the Alps to the Glaciers

God willing, this morning I head off bright and early on a coach trip to the West Coast, passing through Wanaka before crossing the Southern Alps via the Haast Pass.  I hope I sight Mt Aspiring on the way.

By late afternoon I should be at Franz Josef Glacier.  (Pray for two Australians, their parents' only children, who were killed there a few years ago when imprudently they ventured too close and the ice collapsed upon them.  I plan to keep further back...)

Our Lady of the Alps, Our Lady of the Snows, pray for us.

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