Travel Blogs from Obersaxen
... siding than a station. The rain is bucketing down. A couple of other trains have picked up passengers, so we know the drill – wait until your train pulls up on the un-covered second track, check there is no train coming the other way, and then struggle across with your bags in the rain. We can do this.
Tirano. Still raining. We have to find our way from the ...
... Lake Constance), so John could chase Zeppelins. Went initially to the site where Zeppilns take off from. Tours only Tuesday and Friday (today Thursday) and they only had one ticket left for a flIght, at $395 Euros ($600) so that will be next time too. Then went to the Zeppelin Museum, on the harbour. Magnificent museum of airship flight, especially about the Hindenberg, that exploded at the airport at New Jersey in 1937. Reconstruction of the cabins and ...
... up a tomato, red pepper & courgette in preparation for making a cheesy tomato + herb pasta, greatly inspired by the tempting smells of the German-Italian restaurants I was passing, but at 15CHF a pizza could not afford.
Wanting to make as much ground as possible I went past the campsite at Chiggiogna in search of the last campsite before the Nufenen pass at Primadengo. Following 'camping’ signs up a steep hill ...
... we step off, that the local cheese maker will load on the car to bring down to town. Pretty cool. We walk a short distance on a very steep inclined trail to our guesthouse for the night. We have just walked our first steps on the Via Alpina, the long distance trail that we will be following. Checking in, we relax, catch up on some sleep and then as some of the fog has lifted take a short walk around the area before dinner. The people managing the place are out on the deck and ...
... have control of my limbs gives a wonderful feeling of satisfaction, I absolutely love it. But then to have five kilometres of steep down hill still to go after reaching that point was a little overwhelming yesterday. There were a few tears and scary slips.
When we made it back to the house, I felt very happy with my level of exhaustion but still disappointed not to have made it to some kind of summit. There was more and I couldn’t do it, I can’t say I ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking