Travel Blogs from Riederalp
... We should have learned by now, but NEVER rely on the directions of others. Our accommodation for two nights here was at tent city, a cheap place in an extremely expensive city. The directions they gave us sucked, and it took a good 40 minutes before we arrived. All in all it was a pretty good place to stay. Its a backpackers, about 20 permanent tents set up, each with comfy matresses and bedding. Theres a swimming pool, ...
... able to just hang from the safety cable and pull myself to the next platform. It freaked me out a touch, but I made it through the rest of the elements, slowly, but made it. Next time I will do the *******e first. It was a super fun time, and I think everyone decided that it was their favorite day yet
Then we topped it off with delicious cheese fondue for dinner. Where better to have fondue than Switzerland?
Great day! One more in Switzerland. Praying for some blue ...
... amp; alcohol test kits I have no idea.
By the time I crossed the border into France the temp had risen to about 6 Celsius and the mist had cleared. The rain was still on and off but with all these layers on I never felt cold at all.
I increased my speed to a steady 75mph and simply followed the instructions on my satnav. I kept a close look out for other bikers along the way simply to see if they were wearing a yellow vest but I never seen another ...
... to bid me farewell. I was about to embark on the next leg of my journey, which would take me to the ancient citadel of Rome. The journey would be long and arduous. Sitting on a train is no joke and not for the faint hearted. Only stouthearted men can languish for hours in the relative comfort of a train carriage whilst gazing at the stunning mountains passes and turquoise natural lakes. This is why I chose this path, whilst others chose to remain safely at home, ...
... and evaporate off my face and hands and I had to
stop every km or so to warm up. I wasn't working at all since it was
downhill which wasn't helping. When I finally got through the fog, it
was OK. Got to see some really nice streams and waterfalls. I love the
color and how clear the water is. I need to come back in the summer.
Granted the leaves are nice, but it's cold and the fog sucks. It was
nice riding along the lake, too. If I had come here ...