Travel Blogs from Obersaxen
... factory near their house. After learning about the history and production process of making chocolate you are given a spoon and you can taste as much liquid chocolate as you like. Ains and Cam were in chocolate heaven. Back to Mike's house for dinner. We are staying in Mullhouse (france) tomorrow to see the Tour de France and then back to Mike's for three more nights. Talk to you all tomorrow! Good ...
... a nice dinner before heading back through weather as miserable as it was going up - will this ever end?
Got home about 23.15, wound down and hit the sack – at least I did, Nicole, Vadim and Joanne were trying to encourage Aidan to settle down - after checking for skin growing between our toes.
Mind you, the Alameda gang who live in sunshine all the time (poor things!) are quite enjoying the rain – maybe they can take it back with them.
... 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 ...
... landed in the middle of a bicycle race - uphill - slowly.
Cars, buses, motorbikes, support vehicles and hundreds of bicyclists were inching their way up Furka pass trying to avoid the cars, buses and motorcycles coming down the hill. It was total mayhem and I dared not stop for a photograph lest I lose my place in the queue.
With the threat of boiling poor Henry's juices, I pulled over at the top and let him cool down. This ...
... drinking coffee and making the best conversation we could through the language differences. Two of them were Italian and could speak no English but the other who was Romanian spoke very good English. He was a really nice guy and did his best to keep everyone understanding each other. It was a really interesting thing to see these young men choosing a life of living in a van, sleeping and working twenty-four hours a day out in the mountains with the animals. I like to think ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking