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After a brief picture stop we pushed on, and this was the narrowest part of the road. It was a tight squeeze when two cars passed in opposite directions, but the motorcycles had no problems of course! All went well, and we made it through Furkapass.
After a brief stop in the small town of Hospental for an overview of their castle ruins, we headed north towards Wassen to pick up gas, but not before sitting for a while in another traffic jam due ...
We drove about 20 km south of Muri to the city of Thun, which is located at the lower end of Lake Thun. They call it the gateway to the Bernese Oberland. Thun is a lake side community, only about 1 km from the shore on the river Aare. The center of the Old Town has a castle that dates back to the 12th century.
It was a short ...
DAY 10 We boarded an early morning train from Brescia, Italy towards the spectacular alpine village of Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland. We arrived in Lauterbrunnen with our jaws agape, marveling at the incredible scenery, just in time to find one of the last available "cheap" rooms in town ($150... ouch!). We quickly caught a shuttle bus to Trummelbach Falls, a series of ten cascading falls eroded into a narrow, twisting, almost enclosed limestone gorge in the cliff above ...
... and sat at the waters edge and had a picnic lunch in the sunshine. The water was crystal clear and flat, a prefect day and place to be water skiing, maybe with a hot & dry suit on though. I'm sure the water would be freezing just after their spring snow falls now melting back into the lakes. Annette was very keen to purchase an authentic cow bell so I went into a farm machinery shop ...
As I write this I'm waiting for reception to open at the grindelwald youth hostel. Only 2 more hours to go... This leg of the trip couldn't be more different in company, surroundings or situation. Vanessa has left which has made me quite sad, but I've been so fortunate to have a bridge week with my mom and godparents in Basel, Switzerland to ease me into traveling alone. Now, though, I suppose you could say the journey begins. I'll fill in the gaps ...