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So just to get things straight. .. in spring I had a student who told me all about her amazing cycle trips around europe and how much fun they were. Long story short, she inspired me and jan to try this out ourselves. Because we worked all summer, and summer was hot, we decided that autumn would be the best time to do this trip. As ...
... 3rd October. Train travel is free with a special pass. I noticed Chris didn't give out the tickets until this morning.....just in case. St Moritz is at 1775 MASL and we are off to Alp Grum at 2091 metres and a 50 minute ride. The trains are fantastic in Switzerland.......clean and always on time with huge windows to view the passing scenery a part of the UNESCO world heritage site. A quick turnaround as it was cold and rainy, back in the train to Pontreschino, a bus to Punta ...
... with what you
think is right and by the time the satnav returns its screaming in your
face....."you went the wrong way!!!"
I managed through all the roads and tunnels of Bolzano and soon find myself on
yet another pass road. This road is rather busy but as I am in no hurry it
simply does not worry me and I just plod along at a steady 45 mph looking at
the wonderful scenery as I go.
I have been to this neck of the world now ...
On 9/26 we again deviated from our original plans in order to travel back Guarda to see the festivities involved in bringing the cows down to lower pastures for the winter. Before the parade we heard two men playing alpenhorns for the waiting crowd. Horses led the parade of decorated cows down through the main street of town. The cow who had ...
... they use the whey to make fresh ricotta. The cheese factory also offered all kind of enticing cheese and cold cuts. We left there with a sampling of local cheeses to take with us to Italy. One other reason for our stop in Morteratsch was to hike to the Morteratsch Glacier which is the largest glacier in the Bernina Range of the Alps in Switzerland, but it is also retreating fast. As we hiked along the trail to the ...