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  • Picnic on the roof of the world

    Posted by Brian Jones

    24 May 2004 – picnic (41k image)

    We had been driving for hours and had been climbing impossibly steep roads for the past hour, only to emerge at the roof of the world with a panoramic view of mountains stretching off into the distance all around us.

    The perfection of the place decided us and stopping we spread ourselves on the ground and ate a lunch of boiled eggs and fried potatos and felt like kings.

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