Travel Blogs from Trafoi
... s made him even more placid and happy to lie around all day in the backpack or chariot. Back to the rice crackers and dry cornflakes, I'm afraid, Jimmy. It's pretty cold up here at night, something below 10 degrees, which is fine in a sleeping bag, but we only brought three, and Jimmy is still pretty novice at standing up for himself. He's ok, really, but getting all his layers off at 2am to change another poo is a bit of a chore. There was a moment of rebellion about a month ...
... br> After cleaning up and we headed off looking for that nights parking spot.
To tell the truth I can't even remember Plunds where we ended up, I'm sure when I check out the photos it had some highlight but who knows. All I can tell you is we are now in Austria.
You can't even see the border demarkation line, all you can tell is the price of diesel changes.
Oh now ...
... of the nicest I've seen and we seemed to fly through Passport check, baggage and customs which was great because our plane delay was making our train connection tight ....but we made it! The train ride between Zurich and Pontresina was about as picturesque as it gets, the Alps and the lakes that surround them are breathtaking.... We changed trains in Chur and again in Samedan before making our way to Pontresina , a fabulous little Village nestled in the Alps, we are bedding ...
... back through the tunnel we were on our
way. Then we must have driven through another 8-10 tunnels, some as long as
6kms and some of the older ones really dark (I now know what it feels like to
be a mole) but the final few were light & airy modern ones. They do get you
through the mountains a lot quicker but I wonder what we missed seeing?
Apparantly one day each year the Stelvio Pass is closed to
... As if a day hadn't passed, Chatrigna delighted my palette again with a home cooked dish called "Pizzorecchi," made with buckwheat noodles, potatoes, some veggies and four varieties of locally produced cheese.
On Thursday, we went off to a few scenic viewpoints nearby. Chatrigna told me that this was fortunate timing as there is a small window in the Alps for the flowers to bloom in Spring between the snow melting and heat of the summer, so we hiked ...