Hotel La Couronne
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... br> is just wonderful. Twists and turns all the way it was but I almost came a
cropper on the first few turns all due to not having all the luggage.
got so use to riding my bike with all the loads of luggage on board I was use
to throwing it into the curves and really having to work those handlebars hard.
Now with the bike as light as ever I found myself over steering and leaning
into the curves far too much. However once I got use to the lightness ...
... hot chocolate.
With chocolate in hand I stood chatting to the chap in the shop. I thought the temp up here today was about 3 or 4 Celsius but he confirmed it by telling me it was now -1 here at the top!!!
Warmed up I decided to tale a walk around the mountain and go see the glacier. On the way there I made friends with s few wonderful mountain goats which made the walk even better.
Round towards the glacier the first thing one comes across is a rather large frozen ...
... times. There are many ancient ruins in this tiny Roman town and we found most of them on our bikes. It was good to explore and surprisingly busy. I have been trying to post an ad on Gumtree to sell the beast for the last few days with much frustration as it won't post. I've finally found out that its from their end and they have technical issues so I've wasted a few hours writing the same advert out several times as there is no way to save it. Lucky I'm not on a tight ...
... to a fairytale palace in the heart of the ice. Here glittering ice crystals and shimmering ice sculptures danced before our eyes. A few of the group were becoming a little breathless so we returned to the restaurant where Chris had organized glasses of Prosecco ( my favourite) overlooking the mountains. Perfection! Thursday and our last day here. Quite cool and windy as we started out towards the gondola station for a ride up to Trogener Steg then to ...
... of the car- not the best feeling when you're quite high up (some extremely big drops and acute angles!) Before we hopped on we saw the operators shrugging at each other which really fills you with confidence! Couple of hours in the day spa in the afternoon and we are just about done. Probably didn't spend enough time here but we really wanted to go to Spain (we've been longing for a beach swim for 3 weeks now!) Tough choices but yet ntoher excuse to come ...