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... except one. We had to try the famous Swiss cheese fondu. It's eaten as a main meal for two not a dessert, as it should be for $55! But it sure was tasty. Three swiss cheeses mixed with white wine is used as the sauce to dip bread and potatoes in. The closer you get to the bottom of the pot the stronger the wine tastes. I'll definitely be trying that when we get home. So far it's Spanish tapas with Moroccan tea and Swiss cheese fondu! Even if you don't buy anything ...
... roly-poly's n planks.
Simon then had much difficulty getting back onto his board and standing up. Of this I have amusing video proof on my gopro :)
Cruised back into the pontoon (where Simon fell in again) and then stopped off for more food supplies.
Back at our campsite it started to rain a little, which called for another jump in the lake! Then we set up a pretty good shelter with the tarp before cooking an almighty pasta ...
... to the milking station, and after milking would stay
inside, eating the freshly cut grass and hay, for the night. In the
morning - 5.30 am - they were milked again, and let out to graze - a
LOUD tinkling of the bells to wake us. A new version of the dawn
chorus for us. Claudia's older sister Suzanne was in charge of the
milking. Then a walk around the farm, and we learned the unusual
methods of farming they ...
... is heavy on the motorway leading through to the tunnel and there are some confusing signs which sort of indicate that route might be blocked – most cars turn off to take the much longer route over the San Bernadino Pass, but we keep going and finally turn off for the local road the leads up a valley then switch backs high up and over the Lukmanier Pass. Even though the day is overcast, the scenery is once again spectacular and ...
... He died from a perforated ulcer in 1941 aged just 59 and is buried in a family plot here along with his wife Nora and son George and daughter-in-law.
It's very easy to find James Joyce's resting place as it's well signed and this is a small and compact cemetary. This one is well worth the visit.
Getting back to town on the tram took only 25 minutes and after so much fresh air and exercise it's time to relax and plan the rest of my visit here in Switzerland.