Hotel Des Alpes
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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Non-smoking hotel
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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... we decided to aim for Ernem 25km away. The route after Furkapass was gravel and heavily undulating. Some of the undulations being so steep we had to get up and stand on the pedals to get up the hill! That's a first for this trip. Standing up and pedalling is difficult on a loaded touring bike - it's very hard to balance (and also quite exhausting)! But we did make it. The route took us along side the Rhone for a bit, then up high, then back to ...
... for our room and she gave us some instructions about what to see and where to go. Key system is interesting. You have two keys (hard keys, not electronic) to your room. One is large and cumbersome and you keep it with you while in the hotel. When leaving for dinner or sightseeing, you lock that key in a key pad device which in turn unlocks a smaller key for you to take with you on your travels. Leave it to the Swiss who brought you Swiss ...
... drive, we went off the main motorway close to the border which was really good because we saw a lot more country side and wee villages along the way. We crossed the border no problems though a car there must have set off some warning bells because they were searching the car with dogs, all the luggage went through a truck that had scanners, all the bags were then searched and pulled apart...so not good if there is ...
... a cozy little restaurant nestled in the mountainside where we got coffee to numb the cold. We hiked another 45 minutes until we found a scenic walking bridge to have our picnic lunch on. After lunch, we headed back into town to get a train back to our hostel. We caught some light rain along the way, but only for about 10 ...
... shopping and take in some more sights. It was a great day, but by the night we were happy to be back in the cabin and happy to finally be in dry clothes and letting our pruned selfs warm up. That night we took our post back in the lounge area and hoped for a quieter night than the one before. We are apparently delusional. Let's just blame it on the mountain air getting to our heads. As we were sitting there a group of 4 guys from Laguna Beach who work at the fire department came ...