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Well, I have never been somewhere as cold as Diepoldsau! Then again, it is on
the boarder of the Austrian and Swiss Alps. Looking out the kitchen window, you
can see both sets of Alps!
Day one saw a very relaxed day. In the morning, not a great deal
happened. After a late breakfast, we went down to the centre of town and had a
look around. Then, it was lunch ...
... behind the counter chased them up the steps. It did not seem to stop them from drinking!! I reminded the girl that the group needed to be up early tomorrow to catch a flight. We were hoping for a quiet evening. She assured me she would talk to that group’s leader.
We got the tram stop and noticed that there were lights on in some of the student’s rooms. They sprinted back to find some of the group, that just checked in, sitting in their rooms. ...
... students and went back to Switzerland. Since the students were not able to get bottles of wine tonight, it seemed inappropriate for me to get a beer. Ahhh, I guess I will have to wait until we get back to St. Gallen!!
Alicyn, Gary, and I went on a shopping expedition once we got to St Gallen. I found something, but it was in a store that was closed during the fair!!! Kim would have loved the necklace or earrings!!! I guess I will have to keep ...
... the stress of the tunnel we stopped at the next service station, struggled to park and Nikki had a Big Mac for being so brave.
The most remote campsite of the entire trip was at Raggal, yes Camping Grosswalsertal (47.21585, 9.8537) still had a plastic slide and sandpit for the children, but the campground itself was just a slightly sloping field, and a brilliant field at that, each pitch affording fantastic panoramic views of the valley beneath.
... run after the lifts have closed, hike up and do a long backcountry run back down.
The snow we got while here wasn't particularly deep, but somehow because the resorts are quieter you can go 'off-piste' really easily and find fresh powder without too much effort, as the Swiss don't seem to go off-piste as much. In the US every single centimeter of powder is ridden within the first day of it falling, and you really have ...