Travel Blogs from Obergurgl
While yesterday was about Richard achieving a bucket-list goal and climbing the majestic Stelvio alpine mountain, today saw Susan achieve her goal of cycling further than she ever has before, through some of the most beautiful scenery imaginable. But more on that later..... We started the day with breakfast in the stately dining room of the Bellevue Hotel. Chandeliers, high ceilings, a fancy waiter, and yummy eggs, cheeses and cold meats as per most brekkies over ...
... the Bormio side and straight away I knew I was in for a hard climb. It is 20 km long but the problem was the slope. I was working hard and part of the climb was 14%25. The climb was breathtaking, with tunnels of dripping water and waterfalls and high barren peaks. I stopped at the 10 km mark for water and supplies and was basically stuffed then. Pushed on however and then glad a very quick stop another few kms along to get warmer gear on. The last few ...
... as well as stickring assorted stuff with the Infocrank name. Dinner was all the leftovers put together, Richard and Bryan analysed the data from today's ride and we all went to bed a bit earlier. Some notes: from the day Hallo Frau Preiss, vielen Dank fuer das Telefonat ”kurz vor Abflug”! Anbei die Kopie unserer Ueberweisung fuer BEIDE Fahrer, Bryan Taylor und Bernd Schuster. Herrn Schuster hatten Sie als nicht bezahlt gemeldet, Herrn ...
... the student said she was majoring in materials science with emphasis in metals, we had to go over and chat. Alanna had finished a masters at UC-Berkeley and was interning in Europe before starting her PhD program in Florida. She seemed sharp and I wished her and her family good luck.
We changed trains in Rosenheim, and thought of our inebriated friend from the Salzburg trip. We didn't see him. Our second class seats put Chris ...
... chocolate, beer and chips for the train. Our trip was supposed to be 1.20 hrs leaving at 6.20 but as the storm in Germany had caused some trees to fall on the tracks we were re-routed south and the trip took an extra 2 hrs with a train change but it was much more scenic according to my new Facebook friend Simone Lindinger. She is an English teacher and was keen to try out her English on us, it helped to pass the time. She was very ...
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