Danilo & Pianta Hotels
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- Pets allowed
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Enough resting, time to hurt ourselves a bit more. We caught a bus down to Samedan from where we caught a train laden with Japanese tourists to a small station called Spinas. From Spinas the line enters a tunnel which emerges at Preda, we decided that using the train is far too simple and so we set out to walk to Preda over the top of the mountain.
The trail started fairly comfortably, but this was obviously a trap as we soon ...
... I was pleased to find that Jan was ready for us and had set up a screen in the lounge, so with cold beer in hand and junk food to munch on we proceeded to watch the Boks get a hiding from Argentina via Live Screening on the internet.
Jan enjoyed the match but I must say I was disappointed with the ...
... eventually arriving at Madulain where we were supposed to catch the train. On arrival we discovered that the train was going to take another hour before arrival, so decided to walk the two kilometers back to La Punt where we treated ourselves to an ice cream before boarding the bus back to Silvaplana.
In the evening Stef and Jan joined us for supper which consisted of chicken and salad.
We were invited over to Stef's house to braai with all her friends from the kite school, so armed with some Pork Neck and a salad we set off by bicycle to Chamfer. The braai was set up on Stef's huge veranda and soon we were surrounded by the youth of the Engadin. A nice bunch of kids, they hail from all parts of Europe ...
... on an easy, fast ride towards Bormio, taking a bypass route west to Livigno, over the Passo d’ Fosgagno and Passo d’ Elira on the way. After a quick visit the duty-free shops of Livigno, they crossed the Livigno Pass with its spectacular views of high glacier, arriving at the border crossing just below Bernina pass, which they crossed for the second time that day. They returned to the garage just as the first raindrops of an afternoon shower began.