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... br> at the weather when I awoke it looked reasonable with just a few clouds around
here and there.
breakfast I took both panniers off my bike and only took the topbox with
now had two choices, I could take a train from Stalden to Tasch and then catch
another train to Zermatt or I could bike it to Tasch and train it to Zermatt??
I decided on plan two and was so glad I did take the bike as this road ...
... asleep within minutes. All this great excitement and adventure had drained me.
At about 7pm it was time for dinner. Of course now out of my bike gear I now was going to wear my jeans when I realised I had forgotten something at home and that was a belt!!!
If there is anything that these great adventure trips do for me then that is loose weight. My jeans are now simply too loose on me and so it was down to the restaurant in my biker trousers.
Now you have it, cheers for ...
The trip down the other side of Lake Garda was nerve-racking. Many narrow tunnels where we seemed to be scraping the sides at times. Crazy drivers trying to pass in the tunnels. Out of the tunnels the scenery was fantastic but at times I was too nervous to enjoy it as it was gut clenching on the narrow road. Lucky I have a good driver who doesn't seem to get fazed out by the daily challenges he faces on the road. We hit the motor way as we decided that we'd put in a good leg ...
Tuesday, 29th. Another stunning day as we set out with Heidi and her son, Marvin to travel to the magic ake including a breathtaking gondola ride up to Kandersteg at altitude of 1700 metres. A 30 minute hike took us down to the mountain lake Oeschinen. After a light lunch we had a 30 minute walk back up to the Gondola station, where Heidi, Marvin and Greg tried out the luge track. Pretty exciting stuff! Down the gondola and after farewelling Heidi and Marvin we jumped ...
... was not a problem - followed a small truck but no one behind us. Once out of that tunnel, we were met by lots of tunnels on the Italian side. It was a much faster trip than the morning. The scenery on the Italian side was much more rugged with more rocky outcrops rather than vegetation, but the houses initially looked identical. Slowly however, this changed and we were aware of a difference. We stopped at Aosta about 1 pm in order to buy SIM cards for phones and ...