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... s just as well that I've been fortunate with my lodgings as food and drink is definitely more expensive here.
The weather was extremely kind to me today. It feels as if it has been raining continuously since I arrived in Switzerland, so it made a really pleasant change not to have to wear my rain gear at all today. Actually, it's pouring down outside right now, but that's no problem as I'm not going out again this evening. I did ...
... though once again a large chunk of it was done in the rain. I stayed at the youth hostel for two nights to enable me to take a side-trip to a neighbouring town to collect my guidebooks from the local post office. I am glad to have access to off-road routing after several days relying again on my road map.
Lausanne is home to the International Olympic Committee and FIFA. ClearlyClearly, there was a lot of civic pride in the Olympic association, whereas the only evidence of ...
... where Napolean Bonaparte made his First Holy Communion.
While not on exactly the same historical scale, in Besancon I found myself in a town square that could claim to be the birthplace of not one but three famous people. The first two were the Lumiere brothers, who were at the forefront of developments in movie cinematography techniques. The town makes less of a 'son and dance' about their achievements, however, than it does about their most famous son...Victor Hugo ...
Distance: 91km Cumulative distance: 2849km Best Convenience: a restaurant at our campsite! Riding conditions: puddles, gravel tracks, puddles, cycle paths, puddles, major highway, puddles Weather: wet, cold - hovered between 11 and 14 degrees Gear replacement: It was finally time for a brake pad replacement on Jimbo's bike. A lot of squeezing was happening but not a lot of braking! Today we started off in the rain... Lubing our chains and attaching our gear in the rain then ...
... rail line on the lower slopes and also as a funicular on the steep inclines. From the 1600 metres where we were it went much further up the mountain to what we discovered is a restaurant which we guessed would be up at the 2500 metre mark. Apparently a train of some sort has been operating to the village since 1889 but it has been updated and the original track has been replaced. The steep angle of the track is an interesting feat of engineering ...
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