Travel Blogs from Crans-Montana
... by for another rescue mission.
Anyhow, back to today. I walked along the lake shore for 7 hours to get here. It started in the rain and it remained quite gloomy even after it stopped. Above me on the hillside were terraced vineyards that surprised me a little as I didn't know the Swiss went in for wine-making. I also passed a building designed by the famous architectarchitect, Le Corbusier. It didn't look quite as grand as the one I've seen in Zurich, but I only managed to see ...
... looked very enticing when it was put in front of me - basically, it looked like a big sausage covered in a Dijon mustard sauce. The first mouthful tasted a bit funny, but I reminded myself I was eating out in France where things are done differently, and better. The second mouthful tasted no better, and by the third I knew I'd made a really bad choice. It tasted as if the meat was really 'high' and I could barely swallow the latest mouthful without retching; it really was that ...
Distance: 91km Cumulative distance: 2849km Best Convenience: a restaurant at our campsite! Riding conditions: puddles, gravel tracks, puddles, cycle paths, puddles, major highway, puddles Weather: wet, cold - hovered between 11 and 14 degrees Gear replacement: It was finally time for a brake pad replacement on Jimbo's bike. A lot of squeezing was happening but not a lot of braking! Today we started off in the rain... Lubing our chains and attaching our gear in the rain then ...
... with the nuns at Wisques. To hear the nuns sing vespers and complan in the cavernous abbey church was something quite special, especially the sense of peace it brought me after a particularly difficult day's walk. Sister Lucy looked after the visitors with great attention and a real sense of fun. The fact the evening soup tasted more like soil of vegetable than containing actual vegetables was a mere detail after a long and *********** the highways ...
... skupiny deti. Tak jsme se rozhodli jet dal, protoze bychom se s Kibblem jinak nevyspali. Dojeli jsme do kempu v Schiffenen u jezera. Bylo to tam takove zvlastni: kemp mel vetsinou mobilni domecky pro penzisty a zachody a sprchy (za ktere se platilo) byly vlastne mimo objekt kempu. Naproti byl maly obchod/restaurace a dalsi restaurace blizko u jezera. Tak jsme se rozhodli zustat na velkem parkovisti u kempu, ale rano jsme zjistili, ze se to pry ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility