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Having spent a week on my mountain, it was time to do some longer and steeper walks again so it was back to Oberstdorf but this time avoiding waterfalls! Day 1 was spent on a flatter walk and on day 2 the only way was up! Although due to time constraints we came down by cable car which confused Lizzie! Surprisingly little ...
... Home again, more sitting around (I love that!) with a culinary masterpiece from Roger, Boeuf en Croute (think beef Wellington without the Wellington). Fantastic! Once again it was thrust into my digestive canal with such speed, there was no time for a pic.
Today we vegged out exchanging stories, some of them even true.
The Swiss - I've been learning a lot about them.
- In Switzerland ...
... a cozy traditional village, where people paint murals of saints on their exterior walls and where the natural landscape is suddenly transformed into cozy little twisted alleys. And a castle! Yep, another castle. This one is quite a beauty, with a tall tower rising above the main walls. Turns out, this castle is used as a university campus, so I can go inside and at least check out the courtyard. From hear I cross an open ...
... what I suspected is true: a village had to be flooded when the dam was built, and this church tower is all that is left to the eye from this now underwater town. It seems both sad and poetic... The sun is setting as I reach my third village of Curon Venosta. Here I give into temptation, and opt for a warm bed again instead of camping out. It does seem to be a lot colder on this side of the mountain for some reason. And so ends a beautiful ...
... And yet, they were conquered. This bridge was the link, the first step in getting across this fierce river, then up the cliffs, across the pass and on to the kingdoms on the other side. Of course, there's a video clip (one of my favorites to date), across the bridge, and up the trail on the far side. Once I reach the highway partway up the mountain, I'm faced with my own challenge. This highway does not look very pedestrian friendly as it chisels, ...