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First steps

At first light I got a glimpse of Rouyn-Noranda, the city where I live now. A brilliant blue sky with light-blue lines and shades of pink promised a beautiful day. And of course (as one might expected) masses of snow on the roofs, on the street… actually everywhere!!! This made me smile. Jet lagged, woken up too early at 6 am, but the first feeling was very promising. It was already dark outside, when we arrived in town the day before. The road through the endless forests was long and in time, it became cooler and darker. After a while, the monotonous landscape made me extremely tired. But this is where it starts to get exciting: A cat on the street… and what a huge cat! As we drove closer we knew at once, that this animal couldn’t be a normal cat: Longer legs, longer paws, pointed ears, longer ear tufts and the hips higher than shoulders. Yes, we saw a lynx!!! We were very surprised and excited about it. Back from the side-story, I …