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Travel Blogs from Savognin
It's raining this morning, so the temperature is higher. We started the day with a couple of blogs. On the lake there are a group of ducks, we took a few photos. We then drove into Gravedonna to buy a couple of essentials, just getting to the shops before they closed. Then we set off for the border with Switzerland. It wasn't long before we stopped to fill with diesel, checking with the cashier first that it had additive in it to protect ...
... some food. I sat out front and ate.
... Ajax play Barcelona in the champions league. Thurs 6/11/14
- I slept in and had leftover hard boiled eggs and grapes for breakfast.
- I walked around town afterwards, there was snow everywhere!
- I tried to find the old city, got lost a bit then gave up and pulled out my map.
- The old town was really nice (very quiet as well)
- I found a hill and followed the road up the side ...
... if I spent more time here. Switzerland has a high suicide rate compared to other European countries. There are some beautiful cliffs that are known to be popular "jumping off spots" for the suicidal. I wonder if the emphasis of everyone needing to live by this very high standard leaves some people feeling that they will never measure up, maybe even driving them to suicide. And I must admit, that ...
3 hrs, 8 kms
Things get a little confusing after Landquart. I follow what I think is a path to the next town, across the wide grassy valley, but no, it dead ends in a field. I backtrack and look for another way. I could just follow the road, but I've managed to avoid roads in all of Switzerand, so why start using them now? Instead I follow ...