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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 ...
... Lake Palpuogna for a very short and
scenic walk. The water of this lake was unbelievably clear and we could see
everything in it right to the bottom. There were quite a few guys fishing and
on chatting to one of them we discovered that it was the last day of the
fishing season but that the fish were too busy spawning to bite. We saw a few
fish lying dead still in the ...
... do in Hamburg? Carsten has suggested Hamburg as an interesting place to visit, so we take his advice and are not disappointed. What an interesting city it is. We take the city tour in the Double Decker bus (Doppeldecker) and take in the sights - We have a friendly guide who explains every.,thing in English for us! - Shopping areas, theSpeicherstadt (Warehouse city) , the Hafen city and port, the city hall, the alter lakes with their magnificent villas ( he shows ...
... s a whole network of trails up the mountainside, some catering to farmers who grow grass on the higher slopes, others cater to hikers. The higher I go, the better view I get of the valley, cliffs, forests, high mountain peaks, stretching on to the east and the west.
Finally I reach the trail that goes up to the base of the falls. I figure there's no point in hauling my backpack up, since I'm coming back the same way. And nobody steals anything here in the Alps... right?... ...
... Sure enough, the valley just divided in two, and I'm supposed to take the right valley. Glad I caught that! I could've hiked the whole day up the wrong valley. Back to the correct valley, I find a little village that hasn't quite woken up ...