Hotel de l'Ours
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... restaurant with our cases, sorry, no we are standing next to your table because we can't move any further because of all the other people trying to move to second class carriage too, yes mi scusi, sorry, pardon…..ahh, you will let us come back to first class because your diners are angry, OK, if you say so, are you sure….well if you insist, J
Next connection we check the class of the carriage before we pile on…
We arrive ...
... way up bigger climbs to make sure she is ok. Today I had the pass. This was going to take some thought as it would be so easy for me to redline and have an issue. The gradients hit up to 15% which felt easy due to the stuff we have already done this trip. The first third of the climb averaged around 10% and I was in unbelievable spirits. I was averaging around 13km/hr, heart rate around 160. As I was climbing I kept stealing a peek at the mountain on the other side of the valley ...
... her mother's car. I drove back up to the chalet with Steffie, but my nerves were a wreck. It took me a while just to sit down and relax and get over it. Dave and Louiselle returned with their car and after a while I joined them to walk down to Vex to buy some meat. The walk down was pretty steep from the chalet and went along a river and through some really old wooden barns and houses. Louiselle told me that she was a child, she and her brother had to walk ...
... blistering hot sun, a dip in the water was sublime. Once I stowed my valuables in a locker I made for the changing rooms. Europeans have a very different conceptualization of what constitutes a changing room. Some people, all over the age of 40 and male, simply changed on the grass. However for the more modest folk like myself a plank of wood extending just above waist level was provided to protect our modesty. After a quick dip in the pool I soaked up the sun with what ...
A friend, Nadia, lives in Milan and after a random email exchange we decided to meet in Sion - close to being in the middle of Lausanne and Milan. After lunch and a stroll around Sion - which is turning into quite a cool place, we then drove to La Vaud and had some wine watching the sunset over the lake before heading to Lausanne to drop off Nadia. In the evening Ana and Stefan had a fab meal with Milagros in Pully - gorgeous evening out and the summer just keeps on giving.
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