it is poison plant, you can find this class of plant in all area of rhone alpes, in the streets, in the parks, look nice but is danger. people who live there are they tell me, before i dont know nothing about this plant. le lierre
Winter sports have their fair share of risks, from just taking a tumble & landing badly to an avalanche. If you are planning to go off piste always listen to the advice given in the valley before setting off, or even better take a local guide with you.
The stretcher which brings injured people down the mountains are also known as the "blood wagon". My aunt who is a ski instructor & a fantastic skier escaped a ride in a blood wagon for over 30 years until recently, she said it was terrifying they skied down the mountain so fast with her!!
As beautiful as the Ardeche Gorge is, there is one definate down side if you are not a lover of heights like me. The road hugs (only just!!) the cliff side as it snakes though the Gorges of the Ardeche. In places I have to admit I found it terrifying we seemed so close to the edge.
Enlarge the photo to see just how high the gorge road gets!
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