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We made it to SWITZERLAND - the land of mountains, cheese, and chocolate where they speak German, Italian, and French.
St. Gallen, Switzerland
We are staying in St. Gallen, which is about a 1 hour train ride west of Zurich in the German speaking part of the country and is a very historic, smaller town of which we have learned ALL of the history!
During our first week of orientation, we learned that it is known as ...
... to at the beginning of this post, I am now sitting in my new bedroom, overlooking the snowy pastures outside and contemplating how I will get through the next two months (before my family arrives in March, YAYYY!), living in a very isolated community, far away from loved ones. As the wise Gracie told me earlier in the year, my challenge will be to appreciate and embrace the small things in life and take the time to live at a slow pace, as this kind of opportunity ...
, Day 283 2 hrs, 8 kms After St Anton, the atmosphere changes dramatically from fancy touristy towns to very authentic farm villages. The valley doesn't get very wide, but it's enough for folks to grow grass and feed their dairy cattle. Another thing I notice here in Austria are a lot of women out in the fields doing very physically demanding tasks like raking and tossing hay with large rakes. But they ...
Day 283 3 hrs, 12 kms Downhill once again. I've conquered my third Alpine pass. Now, around another bend and the forest quickly reappears and the road quickly plunges down, down into a steep valley. No trails now, so there's no choice but to follow the busy road. Down at the bottom ...
... like Tibet than the Alps.
Walking along a busy road, with ski lifts all around, I must say crossing this pass doesn't have quite the same raw magic as Splugenpass did. In fact, right at the very top of the pass is yet another cluster of hotels and restaurant.
There is one contraption that catches my attention: It's a cable that disappear way up the mountain, and a wooden box, which it looks like it's still in use, as a very, very rustic cable car to get up the ...