Travel Blogs from Pettneu
Maybe you noticed last night's blog didn't happen, but your correspondent offers no apology except to say it was nice to have an early sleep.
Don't know about you, but I really enjoy the rain. That's what's happening here in the Alps. Rain. It's a good thing for two reasons - gives me a chance to catch up with my cuz Roger (also his partner Joe) and we can sit around and do not much.
My hosts ...
... 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.
Day 3 of the Rally. Today we leave Germany and arrive in Switzerland. We are staying at the Intercontinental Hotel Davos which only opened in December. Our route took us through roads that we could not go on due to major road works so we went on a few back roads. We had lunch at Rapperswill, Switzerland overlooking Lake Konstanz. It was quite warm but you could feel the air cooling as we climbed higher towards Davos. Hotel is very comfortable and staff very ...
... peaks, Gotschnagrat and Gatschiefespitz, as well as the valley below and the surrounding chalets. We arrived yesterday, had lunch at Fellini (I had fish from the lake) and then went for a swim at the Badi. I am having a wonderful time with the grandchildren and learned to play a new 'speedier' version of Monopoly, called Monopoly Empire.
Another change of plan today as the walk we were going to do yesterday - Sesvenna Hutte Walk - is now open today. It would appear that the Sesvennahutte did not open until today and they are responsible for maintaining the area. So it is back to the gondola which we take up to 2553m before traversing a high ridge above the Schlinige Valley where we'll be less than 2km from the Swiss border and we will be able to see both the Swiss ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed