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... this, 2 days before we leave, its absolutely pouring with rain. We will be cycling to london, where rain is pretty much a given. All this in a tent. Like I said, this was a great idea in the summer. But it will be done. Bikes have been packed, return flights have been booked, and I refuse to be outdone by mom and dad in record km on ...
Friday 2nd October And after a minor panic as I'd thrown the return Train tickets to Tasch in the bin, thinking to lighten the load in my purse by getting rid of any surplus bits of paper etc. (tickets found and the missing parking ticket with them) we set off to the train station to Tasch and the parked vans. Loading up is down to a fine art and we were soon on the way to St Moritz. An adventurous driving day, through small villages and large villages, over high mountain passes, ...
... is a massive mountain range with snow all around. It is just
an incredible sight.
head along this massive valley surrounded by mountain peaks with snow all over
them. Old buildings from last century are scattered about the place making one
think they are on another planet from bygone days.
after stopping a number of times in this magical scenic valley the road starts
its decent towards the town of Bormio. Again its a long twisty ...
... his process in Italian to Luigi who translated...sometimes speaking to me in Italian and to the cheesemaker in English. His translation skills are a bit rusty. He invited me to help him out, so here I am in my travel clothes working hard to ensure that someone in one year (the aging time of the cheese we were making) will taste the best cheese ever. The process of making four forms of cheese took about an ...
... perfection. We finally arrived at our Hotel Bernina in Pontresina in the evening, at 7 pm, too exhausted to do much more than unpack our wine and cheese stash from Iceland and head to bed. Still, despite the 17 hours of travel via plane, train and bus, the Switzerland interlude was an adventure really worth doing. Friday morning, after breakfast provided by the hotel we got serious about exploring the Engadine region of the Swiss ...