Hotel Reine Victoria
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
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... Oh, and there's a park bench! As soon as I cross the "border", there's a park bench sitting all by itself in the middle of nowhere, put there, I assume, just for me and my guitar.
Thank you, Switzerland. You're always prepared for everything. I take a quick video clip, then head down the mountain.
The view is beautiful, but I must admit, my climb UP to the pass on the Italian side was much more amazing then the climb down on the Swiss side. I ...
... have the option of indoor lodging if I can't handle the cold. Finally, there's a mountain lake, and a touristy mountain town on the other side. A lot of upscale looking vacation homes here. Everything's probably going to be pretty pricey--I guess I'd better get used to it... Switzerland will probably be worse. I do notice something peculiar: an American flag, Italian flag and the regional multi-colored striped flag being flown side by side ...
... stone walls and trails I come across along my climb. Old sheep pens perhaps? Relics of another era, when people actually tried to live off of these rugged mountainsides? Finally it's time to make my slow descent, reminding myself that if I keep making wrong turns like this, I'm never going to make it to Switzerland. But I do... again... I take another unmarked trail which I assume will take me on up the gorge to the pass... no... the path ...
... tranquil life here in the Alps, but rather on his own country far away. He's angry at the attacks there have been on Christians lately in Egypt, and directs some of his anger at America. "Why does president Obama support the Muslim Brotherhood? They are attacking Christians and trying to destroy us!" It's interesting that just a few days ago I had a conversation with a Turk who ran a doner shop in Firenze and he said the exact opposite: "Why ...
Day 274 1 hr, 1 km With the steep, wooded mountainside to my left and a valley that is quickly narrowing to my right it's only a few hundred meters and I'm in the next town, Messe. I know that the uphill climb is getting close, including my big goal: to cross the Splugenpass from Italy to Switzerland on foot. I know it was just planted here for the warm months, but seeing a banana tree in someone's yard just feels really unappropriate. C'mon folks, this is the ...