Loewen Hotel Montafon
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... just two phrases - Grütze is an informal greeting that everyone uses in the street - even young children would greet me, so polite and hospitable! and danke or danke schön for thank you. I admit, I tried not to make eye contact because I really didn't want people to engage in conversation with me - too scary!!! But I made it back with my Quark, radishes and dark chocolate (which kept me awake last night!!)
I'm off to the forest today...
... felt different. Cappuccino for me and an Appenzeller Bier for my cousin hit the spot. <i>"At 2,502.9 metres above sea level, Säntis is the highest mountain in the Alpstein mass of northeastern Switzerland. It is also the culminating point of the whole Appenzell Alps, between Lake Walenstadt and Lake Constance.'</i> Status update: my Swiss German has not improved. ...
... the way down from the mountains. I thought " Yaa, these little tunnels...piece of cake, no problem bru"
The results: Stef was positively surprised after the first tunnel, I was blown away from the dust, the cars and the volume levels a normal car can produce in a tunnel. It's LOUD, and there is less air going through then through a chain smokers lungs!
But I also had my Yippieeh moment. In the last tunnel ...
... to google it. It is beautiful! We went on to Appenzell, checked into our hotel and went to dinner at a restaurant full of locals. About 16 were at one long table singing folk music, mostly a capalla but also with accordion accompaniment . It was wonderful and a highlight of the trip. On 9/29 we took a short train trip to Wasserauen then a gondola to Ebenalp. The weather was delightful with clear skies and fairly warm. We hiked from Ebenalp up to Schafler and sat on the terrace of ...
On 9/26 we again deviated from our original plans in order to travel back Guarda to see the festivities involved in bringing the cows down to lower pastures for the winter. Before the parade we heard two men playing alpenhorns for the waiting crowd. Horses led the parade of decorated cows down through the main street of town. The cow who had ...