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No, not me - a train. I've cycled 25 miles today climbing 1700 feet through forests on gravel and stoney track with another 20 miles and 3000 feet to go. The headwind is strengthening and I hear an unmistakable Thomas-like whistle. A thought occurs ..... well why not? Train journeys are fun. A relaxing 90 minutes later and I'm at the top of the mountain road, Oberalppass. Then it's just a 10 mile swoop down almost 2000 feet to Andermatt. Except it's not the breeze I hoped ...
... a grand feeling of height and is certainly not for the faint hearted or anyone who does not like height!! One is simply only a few feet from the cliff edge with nothing but a rather hard steel pole every 20 or so meters to stop one going over the edge. These poles in my opinion would do more harm than good if a motorcyclist came off his/her bike and hit one!!
As my camera is mounted on the right hand side of my helmet I tried riding as close to the edge of the road as possible ...
... to U-turn and head off towards the town of St Moritz and take the long road to Andermatt.
When we set off this morning the distance to Andermatt via the planned route was about 120 miles but with all the detours and closed passes the journey just kept getting longer by the hour.
Finally we arrive into St Moritz and it’s time to fill our petrol tanks again and a quick drink and snack. It’s a totally different place from what I seen it last ...
... a beautiful rural home in an interesting "communal" arrangement with half a dozen other houses. They have a lot of shared space where they grow fruit and vegetables and keep chickens and quails.
The house was two stories and a huge cellar as big as the house. We got the top floor two bedrooms and bathroom which used to be the daughters
Stayed up late talking to the family and eating a nice warm ...
... towards Meiringen and then head East over Susten pass towards the town of Wassen.
As it is winter there is a big chance this road will be closed due to heavy snowfall but it will be worth seeing.
As I ride along the edge of Brienzer see lake the sun is still rather low in the sky and so is lighting up all the mountains on the other side of the lake making it great for photography. This road is ultra modern and has some mighty long tunnels on it, some of them as ...