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Der Ruf der Wildnis, der Freiheit - die Welt schreit nur danach, entdeckt, bewandert,
besightseeing-t und genervt zu werden. Ich nehme mir das Recht vor, genau dies zu tun.
Es gibt nur wenige Momente, in denen ich nicht hibbelig bin, bei der Vorstellung, wo ich überall meine Fussabdrücke hinterlassen werde.
Die vielen neuen Bekanntschaften, die unbeschrittenen, wildwuchernden Djungelpfade, die tropisch duftend ins Nichts ...
... back to where we started. We drove home over the Julia Passe which Stefan informed us is the only mountain pass in Switzerland that remains open all year round. More beautiful scenery and a two and a half hour drive for Stefan before we were home, but this didn't stop him again preparing a sumptuous home cooked meal for us.
We have certainly been very spoilt here with Stefan and Urs. They now refer to us as "the girls", and are such ...
... He died from a perforated ulcer in 1941 aged just 59 and is buried in a family plot here along with his wife Nora and son George and daughter-in-law.
It's very easy to find James Joyce's resting place as it's well signed and this is a small and compact cemetary. This one is well worth the visit.
Getting back to town on the tram took only 25 minutes and after so much fresh air and exercise it's time to relax and plan the rest of my visit here in Switzerland.
Not much today. Just a 6-hour train ride to Zurich to spend the night near the airport. I did have a little trouble figuring out if I was on the correct train. It was one of those that separated, and only the cars going the other way were labeled. The conductors helped me figure it out.
In order to make myself feel better about going back, here's a quick list of things I won't miss:
* Guys in speedos
Need I say more?
... we had invested $83CAD to ride to the top, (the transaction was available in Canadian dollars), lunch for 45 sf and dessert for 13sf, we had an afternoon that set us back about $140.
Exhausted from the adereline pumping activities of the afternoon, we returned the same way we came up... sort of.
We waited for the gondola which goes every 15 minutes. As we waited, there was also an English family who didn't love their mother enough to tell ...