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... best coffee in Switzerland and so I always make a plan to visit it whenever I come here.
With no lovely coffee mocha inside me I head on down the pass and before long the satnav is telling me to turn right up some little twisty farm road!! "Where the hell is it taking me" I asked myself. Only then did I remember I set it to avoid motorways and so I changed that and did a U-turn.
As I head back along this road I notice a van and trailer coming out from a gate on my ...
... in the sun while looking at the lake.
I found a small roadside café on a hill overlooking the lake. The expresso was good! I sat there for a while soaking up the sun, but I knew I had a lot of driving to do if I was going to make it to Pisa before dark. Still without a GPS but I had written names of cities and road numbers on a piece of paper as a reference.
... as well as rain!! It did not take me long to turn round and head back own the pass to Andermatt.
With the weather changing as it was I decided to stop off in Andermatt and so booked into my usual hotel in the high street.
Boxes offloaded and a quick look outside to check on the weather and I was off for a quick ride up the mountain to the summit of Oberal Pass. This pass starts its climb right from the second you leave Andermatt and twists its way up the mountain ...
... expensive, but within range. I gratefully check in, and immediately hit the shower, my first since Italy. Exploring Chur It's still raining a bit, but I'm not going to let that stop me from exploring the city a bit. The hostel is in a small strip club area--but it doesn't feel sleazy or suspicious. Then, across the stream and tunneling through the buildings, and you're in the medieval "old city" of Chur. Here I must retract what I said ...
Day 277 2 hrs, 3 kms Opting for the direct route, I take a rather dreary biking route between the river and the highway. Here there's actually some graffiti as well--some Swiss youth "raging against the machine" of perfection and order. They need more practice though, the graffiti is pretty amateur. Right across the river is yet another town, this one looks really out of place. It's right at the bottom... of a landslide! What the--? A wall ...
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