|Gymnadena conopsea showing off against a glacial lake|
|Armeria alpina graces the trail|
|The Lautaret Alpine Garden|
|Alchemilla mollis and Gymnadena conopsea in graceful masses|
|Achillea and Aconitum on display|
One of the highlights of the day was a visit to the Lautaret Alpine Botanic Garden. This garden had an incredible collection of alpine plants and was a gorgeous place to spend a sunny afternoon in the mountains.