Travel Blogs from Livigno
... 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 ...
... for the guys to make me dinner, Zurich schnitzel - strips of veal in a mushroom cream sauce served with rosti potatoes (and snow peas). Trez yum!!
It was in the 20s when I left Vienna - here it'll go down to 2 degrees tonight.
Glad I brought some warm(ish) stuff.
... one person who has tested my tolerance levels. Travelling through here I am reminded of my favourite childhood book, Heidi. The cows even have bells around their necks as the freely wander around the hills side. I keep looking for her but she is no where to be seen. Tomorrow we head to Lucerne and another train journey. It's great to be off the bus for a while and the views seem even better by ...
... one off bathroom. We had fresh snow on the surrounding mountains overnight from a storm. After a nice brekkie we did a walk parallel with the river on Via Milano to a little town called Premadio. We kept going and after walking up to 1280m then decended back to the main township. We decided to drive the Passo Gavia during a light snow fall on top of the pass at 2652m. During our stay we developed a real soft spot for this area and would love to return with our bike ...
... hotel and took a stroll around the old town. These towns and cities are all surrounded with snow capped mountains and are just lovely. DAY 17 THE BERNINA EXPRESS TO TIRANO, THEN TO LAKE COMO Another early start to the day to catch the Panorama train/ Bernina Express at 8.30am, another highlight to our trip, passing through 55 tunnels and over 196 bridges and viaducts to end just over the border In Italy. The landscape throughout the ...