Hotel de la Cite
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... extremely colorful.
The weather was stunning, hot and clear and we decided to
spoil ourselves with a Pizza in the sun at one of the many restaurants.
And then back onto the train for the return trip to Sion and
our camp where we spent the late afternoon swimming in the local lake and
sucking on a few “frosties”.
Our first real “RELAXING DAY”.
... ht down for a 1000 meter
vertical descent. Eina. Sore knees and toes were in order and to round it all
off the path was full of stinging nettles and the temperature must have been
close to 30 degrees. Oh well, one has to do these things as well in order to
appreciate life to the full.
So at last, back to our “house on wheels” and off to our
camp where we washed away our aches and pains with a few cold ones and a Swiss “Boerie”
... with bright green sunglasses and leopard print shirts they called and chatted with everyone within their reach. One said that she had toured all of Germany and Switzerland solely on the subsistence of apple strudel.
As the afternoon wore on, we finished our wine and headed for the cog rail train that would take us up the mountain for our best views of the Matterhorn. We disembarked one stop shy of the top because Shar had seen ...
... where we camp out at the McDonalds a short while to allow some of us to taxi to the hotel and take our bags and check in. We are staying a little further out of town and want to check out the castles that Sion is known for before they close for the day so this plan seems the best solution. While ordering a coffee we find to our surprise we are now in French speaking Switzerland not Italian. This is great news and Vanessa and I have some fun using pieces ...
... had hiked yesterday.
The second third of the climb was a tale of two gradients... either 0 or 12%. It was packed with wonderful switchbacks, waterfalls, countless cows and still no cars. It was at this point where things started to hurt a little. Dawned on me that although I had eaten on package of energy chews and had one more in my jersey pocket the rest of my food was in my saddle bag. I have ok bike handling skills... I can get anything out of my pockets, turn on ...
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