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... looking people in chauffeur driven cars, ritzy hotels with doorman polishing sports cars, protestors and Swiss
Army Knives around every corner. We were both able to feel especially un-important riding rusty bikes around the Palace of Nations and international courts.
The cities main attraction was actually what looks like a pipe bursting in the middle of the lake (the lake itself is pretty nice too). The Jet ...
... check saw 4 degrees and rain as happening there at that moment.
The alternative Susten pass around the northern end of the Sustenhorn reaches 2300 meters, it was 6 degrees but dry. After putting on all the warm and rain clothes I own, I set off at 5.15 pm not knowing if this would be a bad decision.
The road took me above the tree line and high up into the clouds. Past sheer drops offs of hundreds of meters and windy ...
... backed on, faster than us and maybe with more enjoyment. Oops! Andy continued down the rest of the 'fun road' towards Dangio where Carol lived, a friend of Andy's mother many years ago. Carol wasn't available that afternoon, so we camped just down the road in Acquarosso, stopping at a little deli for some gluten free pasta, gnocchi and crackers before going home to cook a gluten free and vegetarian pasta for dinner. It seems the sausage has overstayed it's welcome of ...
... in beautiful dresses with stiff black head-dresses. Also obviously well off citizens. Speeches by the heir, Prince Alois, and the Prime Minister. Then more music, including what we assumed to be the national anthem, played to the tune of God Save The Queen! Speeches over, it was free beer, water or soft drink, pretzels and ham or cheese bread rolls. Made our way up to the Rose Garden of the castle, ...
... GDP) with only 1.5% unemployment. We woke to rain in Innsbruck again, but set off anyway. Mountains of the valley shrouded in mist. Drove along the minor roads of the Inn valley westwards, as the day got better. Passed magnificent Stams Abbey, that I had visited in 2010. Drove into Imst to look for the hotel I had stayed in, with Theresa and David before going to Oberammergau in 2010. Hotel looked the same as then. ...
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