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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... of the lake, popular with mountain bikers. I notice a couple of them stare right at me as they pass, which seems a bit odd--people don't usually stare at each other in this part of the world. Then I realize it's because they're wearing helmet cameras, and I guess they want to get a good view of this odd character hiking down a mountain carrying a guitar! I've now entered the commune of Mals. The first village of this ...
... what I suspected is true: a village had to be flooded when the dam was built, and this church tower is all that is left to the eye from this now underwater town. It seems both sad and poetic... The sun is setting as I reach my third village of Curon Venosta. Here I give into temptation, and opt for a warm bed again instead of camping out. It does seem to be a lot colder on this side of the mountain for some reason. And so ends a beautiful ...
... and cliffs. Suddenly, a magnificent sight greets my eyes: it's a covered bridge--no it's a castle... no, it's two castle towers connected by a covered bridge across the river, across on the other side are the sheer cliffs and steep slopes that separate Austria from Italy. Gazing at this tower, I'm suddenly taken back to another time. A time before highways, trains and tunnels. A time when mountains like this were unconquered barriers ...
... chalet--nice spot for a videoclip. Pfunds is the last town before the big climb up to the pass into Italy, so its a bittersweet farewell. Now that I've discovered that you can sleep in a warm bed and not blow your budget here in Austria, I'm not in such a hurry to move on. But the mountain awaits me. I fix my gaze on the narrowing valley up ahead and continue down the ...
Day 284 4 hrs, 12.5 kms Day Totals: 16 hrs, 37.5 kms In the town of Pfunds up ahead there's supposed to be a hostel and I'm determined to get there tonight. But I still can't pass up the chance to do a quick parkbench concert in the riverside town of Tosens as I pass through. I then find a quiet country path on the other side of the stream and continue my sprint to ...