La Madonnina del Gran Paradiso
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From Chamonix we entered Switzerland via a smaller mountain road and drove up the main valley of the Valais, which is surrounded with vineyards, mainly on the north side of the highway but often on both. Small castles dot the hills in the valley, protecting the turf of the former residents. Turning off the main road into the Val d'Herens, we stopped at a small relais or café and shared a delicious TRANCHE (dish made of bread, white wine of the ...
... br> As I parked, he was just getting off his bike, he used that universal phrase to say how much fun it had been riding up, something like 'mother f.....'
It's not a tough one to work out, we laughed about that then I went off down the other side.
Now I was experimenting with still shots on the go pro, so will be fun finding out whats on there.
Obviously once I can get them off the camera ...
... tried again but no he overheated for the second time.
After waiting for a couple of hours we turned around and headed back down. We then got caught in late afternoon peak hour traffic. Coming close to overheating again, we headed back to France. So after a full day on the road we ended up close to where we started ...
We are rested and ready for what is reported to be the easiest hiking day of the tour. It is a "valley walk" between La Fouly and Champex Switzerland - probably about 11 miles. We stopped for a break yesterday afternoon about 2k from La Fouly alongside a beautiful stream. we had been hiking for almost five hours up and over the pass into Switzerland from Italy when se fellow hikers said they had just finished eating delicious pasta at a village around the corner. Sounded ...
Today we left the wonderful Refugio Bonatti. It was one of the most beautiful places I have ever stayed! We had a short day planned and wanted to be sure we didn't miss too much from the trail the day before after taking the bus. After a slow start to our day, we back tracked a few hours and enjoyed a hole without our packs! Not surprisingly, we found more wild flowers and mountains to capture in photos! Wild flowers make me smile! Breakfast ended at 7:30 am and the Refugio staff ...