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Travel Blogs from Prato allo Stelvio
... we drove down towards a river but it ended up being a canal and we tucked in behind some trees, the locals just looked at us as they walked their dogs. It was quiet and very uninteresting.
What we noticed is that they put the supermarkets (Aldi and LIDL away out of sight, about 1km from the township and there were two side by side not more than 500 meters from us then.
... 8217; so all is well (though they were calling Steve Seizure!) The rest of
the Windys arrived in dribs & drabs,
and Lucy & Jim’s son arrived on a bike having cycled about 150 miles to get
here (he lives in Switzerland). We barbequed & then joined the gang for a
few drinks. Had some rain in the night but luckily none came in. Lichtenstein next, but briefly, then onto
I think that the term "breathtaking" is generally overused, however that would be my choice word to describe the drive in and around Switzerland. I was in awe around every turn of the mountainous roads. The sharp hills were brilliantly contrasted with patches of remaining cotton-white snow amongst the dark jagged rocks that jutted into the blue sky. There seemed to be waterfalls around every corner from snowmelt as it has started to warm up. I'm here visiting a family ...
... were 3 other riders from – you guessed it – Australia. They had also shipped their bikes with Get Routed and had been spending their time so far riding the Pyrannees in Spain. We chatted for a while before going to buy a sticker for the bike, a few postcards and a fridge magnet.
Before Kerrie could find a magnet she liked, it started to SNOW!!
Greg was VERY keen to ...
... chips were devoured on the rooftop terrace of our hotel and we then retired to Chris’s room for the main course – ham, cheese and tomato paninis washed down with a delicious bottle of Rose.
Next morning was not what we had hoped for – it was pouring rain! We delayed our departure until 10:15 but the weather had not improved at all. On went the wet weather gear and we set out in cold and very wet conditions – as all ...