Travel Blogs from Andermatt
... our picnics at the top of the mountain for an hour or so before heading back down the mountain.
Our afternoon was spent at Trummelbach falls - 10 amazing waterfalls inside the rock walls, all stunningly lit, and flowing at a rate of 22, 000 Litres per second. What force!
A big thank you to AnneMarie, our Swiss tour leader, ...
... good enough but when it comes to cornering they just cannot keep up with the other bikes on sports tyres. However, at one point along the way thee was road works and without any warning the road became dirt and mud and there was a massive drop of about a foot off the tar matt!! While other bikes and cars plodded along here I simply opened up and flew along in all this mud which is just what my little Transalp was built to do!!
And that’s about it all for now
... I did. It took me onto a small connection road that is not shown on my map. This road was really wonderful and made its way up the side of a mountain in a continuous switchback system and was most enjoyable.
Finally it comes to a T junction and I turn right onto a rather busy route 4. This road is also great for riding but due to loads of trucks etc it’s rather slow going.
I stop at a wonderful old wooden Swiss cottage restaurant for yet another cuppa and ...
... took about 35 minutes walking very slowly. Not much to Andermatt. 400 hotels and 3 houses.
I managed to find a physiotherapist though (desperately need one) but they were closed - it's Saturday. Found a hairdresser too (more urgent than the physio) but they were also closed - it's Saturday. I found a bank. One task accomplished.
I enquired at a few ...
... loud and I end up screaming at my Mother trying to her to take a picture of me.
There are a bunch of metal bridges, walkways and stairs. We take the what seems to be the main bridge which leads to another road. And then we cross the borderline into another canton - Uri. We meet some policemen, they aren't checking passes or anything, just chilling. We keeping marching on and eventually see a town off in the distance.
The last bit of the journey is ...