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We travelled from Venice through the alps to Interlaken. We went through one tunnel that was over 17 km long and over a pass that was a series of switchbacks both up and back down. Some parts were pretty scary with a huge drop below the edge of the road with only a tiny fence to stop ...
... was no way to not be hooked in by at least one carabiner at all times. It was in this beautiful forest so all the elements were in the trees. There were eight courses, some taking almost an hour to complete. There was zip lining and cables you had to walk across as well as rope swings and planks hanging on cables. There were numerous ways to cross from one platform to another on completely unstable elements like swaying rings and swinging planks to logs that spun when you stood on ...
... extremely difficult to see. I decided to simply plod along at about 55mph which seemed a safe speed in these conditions. At least if anything from this bad weather it meant the bike would get a wash and hopefully get rid of most of the salt that was all over it from the road down from Edinburgh.
As I plodded on through Luxembourg the weather got better and at last I could actually see what the surrounding area looked like. Many parts of Luxembourg look very much ...
... ice, like a bobsleigh track and the moment I sat down on the sledge I moved at a totally unreasonable pace which could not be slowed even when I dug my feet into the ice. The sledge lords seemed to be willing me to crash into a wall. Many men would have crumbled when faced with such a task as this, but I managed to summon hope from the old childhood visions of the Jamaican bobsleigh team and powered myself to safety at a speed that would certainly of won a gold ...
... got that and a
couple beers. For some reason I felt really tired, so I went back to the
hostel for bed.
Day 28 - Interlaken:
Got up fairly early and
packed up. Went downstairs and checked out. Saw the guy from the
paragliding, so asked him about the electric bike he told me to get. He
told me to do this huge loop, going way up into the mountains and coming
down the other side and around the lake. It was about 50 miles. I felt