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So just to get things straight. .. in spring I had a student who told me all about her amazing cycle trips around europe and how much fun they were. Long story short, she inspired me and jan to try this out ourselves. Because we worked all summer, and summer was hot, we decided that autumn would be the best time to do this trip. As ...
... 3rd October. Train travel is free with a special pass. I noticed Chris didn't give out the tickets until this morning.....just in case. St Moritz is at 1775 MASL and we are off to Alp Grum at 2091 metres and a 50 minute ride. The trains are fantastic in Switzerland.......clean and always on time with huge windows to view the passing scenery a part of the UNESCO world heritage site. A quick turnaround as it was cold and rainy, back in the train to Pontreschino, a bus to Punta ...
... is a massive mountain range with snow all around. It is just
an incredible sight.
head along this massive valley surrounded by mountain peaks with snow all over
them. Old buildings from last century are scattered about the place making one
think they are on another planet from bygone days.
after stopping a number of times in this magical scenic valley the road starts
its decent towards the town of Bormio. Again its a long twisty ...
... and decorations are influenced by those cultures. Romansh is the major language of this region. On 9/27 we walked from Sent to Scuol in a little over an hour, then took a gondola to have lunch in a mountain restaurant. We then took a very easy walk to a chair lift which took us down to Ftan to catch a bus back Scuol. Tomorrow we're off to ...
... were signs indicating the stages that the glacier has retreated over the years. Yearly change measurements have been recorded since 1878 with an average retreat from 1999 to 2015 of some 30 m/year (98 ft). Very sobering. We walked .... kilometres from the Morteratsch train station to finally reach the base of the glacier. In our last post we told you about our aborted attempt to visit the Benina Diavolezza after ...