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... day. The road through Switzerland was excellent even though the grade was as much as 19% at times. However as soon as we passed the border into Italy the road quality noticeably deteriorated to one and a half lane rough roads with no line markings, but at least there were guard rails. We strangely passed back into Switzerland again this time exhibiting a well maintained yet very narrow winding road with a deep valley ravine through to Locarno. We then entered ...
... next stop and hiked down 2.5 hours, changing elevation over 1000m. Hiking is really neat as the paths go through farmers’ fields and at times we’re up close to cattle or sheep as we open and close gates to get into their fields.
On Saturday we went on a steep hour and a half round trip hike to a waterfall with another girl we’d met who is from Seattle. The hike was challenging, with the group huffing and ...
... We climbed up inside the medieval castle and took many wonderful pictures. We did a self guided walk if the castle, the churches, etc. We visited a few boutiques in the village. We then walked down the village, outside of the remparts through the medieval gates and found a park by the water. People were swimming, sunbathing, playing volleyball.... We even find a mini putt, so we bought two tickets and did our 18 holes. ...
... to which you can take a cable car - there is a small chalet restaurant and it is here that you have the best chance of seeing marmots. I suppose if I had to draw a likeness to any animal or rodent, I would have said they look more like a beaver than anything else, although they actually belong to the squirrel family. Kiwis here may struggle as I don't think there are beavers or squirrels in NZ - I have certainly never seen either and marmots are ...
... but tourists are already starting to trickle in. All the stereotypical aspects of Switzerland that I thought only existed in Heidi or on the backs of Swiss Miss boxes are alive and well here. Local families raise milk cows and goats, all with bells tinkling under their chins. They spend their day lazily munching their way through lush alpine meadows, a sea of thick grass covered in a carpet of wildflowers. Villagers periodically move the animals to ...