TripAdvisor Reviews Mezzalama Refuge Valle d'Aosta
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... its great but now and again it can be something you did not
really want! Thankfully todays was some big pot with everything you can imagine
in it but best of all was the great lumps of meat which i think were beef.
the rain now coming down in buckets I headed for the train station and boarded
a rather full shuttle train back to Tasch.
per always on these long biking adventures I am always prepared for any weather
and so I really was ...
... on duty.
Here in this part of the world it can be a great struggle for tourists to get fuel as many garages are self service and non of the instructions are in English.
Tank filled and it only took 9 litres for the 158 miles since its last filling. Not bad at all.
The section of road I am now heading along leads to the wonderful Furka Pass. This was the area yesterday that I had to ride along in all that terrible mist.
Today vision might be much better but ...
... all the way to Mont Blanc on the Italian side and camp there by the town of Aosta. It was an expensive drive on the motorway that day but then the km go down fast and you get there quickly without spending 6 hours driving. We stopped for a coffee and ordered two lattes. Once out of the shop we realised that they had given us two cups of milk! No coffee! We added our own. On arrival at the campground I was still wearing t-shirt and shorts and the guy booking us in looked ...
On Wednesday, September 9, we regretfully left Murren and, because the day was clear, decided to drive the long way around to Zermat, over the Grimsel pass and down the valley of the Valais. Before driving out of Lauterbrunnen, we stopped for bread, cheese and beverages, hoping to picnic in some spot with beautiful views. The day became colder as we drive up toward the pass and was very windy, but we did find a spot on the other side of ...
... taking us 4 hours all up and although a bit sore leg wise and toenail wise, we all agreed it was a fantastic excursion. Coffee, beer and something to eat was a welcome treat on our arrival back in town. Drinks at 5 courtesy of the hotel in compensation for no hot water on our first night as the generator had broken down, plus cheese, biscuits and other nibbles in the lounge complete with open fire was a perfect ending to a perfect day and a perfect few days near the ...