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... been on the go about 3 hours now and am in desperate need of a nice cup of coffee. As it is the Swiss are not known much for coffee shops but every town I passed through just seemed dead and locked up for winter. Finally I turned off the beaten track and into a little railway town called "Bever" and sure enough here I found a lovely little coffee shop with conservatory etc.
It was now extremely warm outside and so me just like all the other folk in here decided to ...
... first mile was uphill all the way and we finally got to a saddle between two mountains, which is essentially a meadow. We looked for deer or Ibex but didn't see any. We saw a lot of scat so we knew they were around but didn't see any. We took a wrong turn and finally asked some people hiking if we were on our way to Parking lot 1. They said no, it was back the other way. So we sat at a sweet little bridge over ...
Today we left the buzz of the city and throngs of tourists behind and headed for the hills. Five hours later we settled in a lovely little town high in the alpine with a breathtaking view of the surrounding mountains and valley below. And yes, the water was ...
... 8221; – grey mountain cheese/fish soup for
starters and trout in almonds/spicy crust for main
Friday 29 August
Stayed around the campsite throughout the morning reading
a good book. A short local walk in the afternoon but managed to catch a bus
that took us right back to our start point rather than taking us further up the
valley side. Gave up in disgust, had a cup of tea and carried on with the good
Note from Val: Today we took a guided tour into the mountains east of the town of Obergurgl (up the Gaisbergferner glacier valley) to search for garnets. We were well equipped for the task, with our hammer and chisel borrowed from our hotel. Our guide, Monika, was very knowledgeable about the area, and once she showed us what to look for we were able to spot and collect quite a few nice garnet samples. For ...