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... br> village called Salvan. The building in these villages are original old and
typical Swiss chalet type. The roads are very narrow and all the buildings are
adorned with Geraniums and other flowers. Truly a very pretty sight.
From Salvan he began our descent which took us past an old
waterwheel driven mill that is still in action and then onto a very steep path
that has been paved with steps built out of the local rock. The path winds down
through a pine ...
... back at 2pm as they were shutting shop for afternoon siesta..that is just really bad customer service. Not being able to complete the mission we did some grocery shopping and went back to camp for lunch. Rich and I stayed behind when Chris and Jan left again to sort the battery out and we went for a swim, well a good attempt by me. My back couldn't handle the position of swimming so we both made use of our inflatable rings we had bought weeks ago. I didn't last long as ...
... bridge! then a ladder and one more bridge until I could step down to a giant rock. And all with a backpack on! Yikes, it was a bit exciting!
The scenery getting there was awesome, as was the scenery leaving and getting to our end town of Arolla. We saw a herd of Chamonix (deer like mammal) today which was cool. We also saw the famous Matterhorn ( mountain) for the first time. Woo hoo, it was a great day!
... snack, to have with drinks on our balcony. Lovely! Soaked up the mild conditions and great view for a while before I headed off for a shower while Mitch cooked up our much anticipated spaetzle dinner - It was a gastronomique masterpiece! For dessert – two more wonderful creations from the local patisserie (me – Le Savoyard, a raspberry, cake, cream combination; Mitch had Fleur de bois, a berry mousse creation). Heaven
... tasty beer I had picked up from the supermarket. I am in beer heaven at present, with the increasingly wide variety of Leffe beers I am coming across. I have always loved them but rarely get them as they are so expensive in Australia (around $7 for 1 bottle at Dan Murphy!). Here I can purchase the whole range for between 5 and 7 euro for a 6 pack of 250ml bottles, and keep discovering more flavours than I thought to be in existence. Today I found a ...