Travel Blogs from Andermatt
... our picnics at the top of the mountain for an hour or so before heading back down the mountain.
Our afternoon was spent at Trummelbach falls - 10 amazing waterfalls inside the rock walls, all stunningly lit, and flowing at a rate of 22, 000 Litres per second. What force!
A big thank you to AnneMarie, our Swiss tour leader, ...
... mountain. We watched as the cars left and waited to be told what we were to do as their was no platform at the rear of the train where we were situated. The answer soon became obivious you start your bike and ride along the entire length of the train until you reach the platform, fine except they continually wanted more speed as we eventually found out no loading could comence until the bikes were off. Poor Kerrie had to quickly walk and run the entire ...
Mountains of Europe
11-05-13 Rabland Rabla, Italy to Andermatt, Switzerland
8am and its time for breakfast here in Rabland Rabla. Looking outside it looks to be another cold and wet day ahead.
We stayed in the Kaffee Pension Lahn hotel which compared to the great rip-off Grand Hotel in Misurina was great value for money.
As usual I'm all packed and ready to go by 9am but still waiting on slow coach Andy. This time he has locked his key in ...
After miles of motorway I notice on my satnav there is a smaller road winding its way alongside the motorway and so I take the next off ramp and head for the town of Erstfield. I am now on the old and winding road that finally leads to the St Gottard pass. It’s an amazing road with loads of passes along it. The scenery gets better by the mile.
As I ride on up the pass road I start recognizing areas from my previous trip here in June. I remember one small ...
... they were headed and why.
I started with Susten and at 9am it was still a little cold in the shadows but the heated grips kept the chills away. I think I must have stopped 10 times and taken about 100 photos in that first half hour - then rode for the next 50km without taking a shot - it was that sort of day.
By lunchtime it was a gorgeous 24o and stayed like that for the rest of the day. Grimsel was the exact ...