Hotel Saint Martin
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... all the way up here and all I want was a river or something to dive into.
It’s now almost 4pm and I knew I had to start thinking of finding somewhere to sleep for the night. I arrived into the historic town of Edolo but decided to head further simply to see what it was like over the passes up ahead. However just as I left Edolo there was a sign saying "passes closed due to snow" and so I turned back and went on the hunt for somewhere to stay for ...
... was still coming down by the bucket load!! I knew right away I was not going anywhere today!!
As much as I was not going out on my bike I still had to walk along the street to the main hotel block where I would get my breakfast and so I put on my bike gear as well as my boots and went outside to concur all this white stuff!! As the snow ploughs had been along the street it meant piles of the stuff was all along the edge of ...
... br> However I continued on towards Chur and kept wondering what he was on about but soon I was to find out!! Sure enough the road was blocked but unlike many other roads in Switzerland it was not blocked by snow but instead by a rock!! This rock was massive and was the size of a bus. It had fallen down the cliff side and landed right in the middle of the road blocking all traffic. Again being on a bike I managed to get round this mighty large boulder!!
Onwards I plod ...
Left castelrotto bus to Bolzano, showery only so good for travel. Bolzano by train to merano then train to mals. This was a 2carriage train massive windows even bigger than normal regional trains. Beautiful country looking at forts, castles, snow, alps. Then postal bus from mals to zermez Switzerland. It is known for travelling through 3countries over high mountains then into valley. It lived up to it. Just got through small winding roads in the villages only just without ...
... like the last legs of the car ride are very scenic and it is interesting to note how the hills on both sides are littered with grape vines. Obviously a strong wine region. We lunch for the last time in Italy and have our last italian gelato. All good. The Italian highlights (over and above the food and the people) and lowlights: Al - Naples ; too much time in Venice Camille - San Gimignano; San Marino Betsy - San Gimignano; ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Pets allowed