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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 ...
Day 282 8 hrs, 12 kms Day Totals: 16 hrs, 32 kms The valley starts to climb a bit more steeper, which makes me a bit nervous. The higher I get means the colder it will get at night. Also, it means things get more touristy and thus, more expensive as I approach ski resort towns. In fact the next couple of towns (which are officially just one town) look more ...
... some will come to a complete stop. On driver slowed down and swerved left, right, left right, not knowing what to do--even though I was a good 3 meters off the road! I guess it relates to the culture of everybody following a strict code of rules. So when someone is doing something against the rules (like a pedestrian walking in a place that's meant for cars) people get really ...
4 hrs, 10 kms
The scenery so far in Austria has been nice, but not spectacular (here I go, comparing it to Switzerland again!) But my next town more than makes up for it. Auberbraz is halfway up up grassy hillside, and above it is not one, but two magnificent waterfalls, tumbling over the rocky precipice.
Time to do a little side trip. It woudn't be right to just snap a picture and move on... I'm going to climb up to the base of one of those waterfall.
Day 282 2 hrs, 5 kms In the morning I'm greeted by a parade of joggers and cyclist out getting their daily exercise. I follow the path for a ways, across the river and under the freeway... then suddenly get the feeling that I'm going in the ...