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... a cycling show somewhere.
So we jumped on a train and headed back to Solothurn. By the
time we found the cycle shop in Solothurn it was also closed, this time for
lunch. We settled down for a drink before returning to get the puncture fixed.
After lunch at camp we decided to go for a swim in the
river. The water must be about 18 degrees, very refreshing.
... purchase it was! For the rest of the afternoon and evening we floated the Aare around it's main loop. Along for the ride were hundreds of other locals on everything from individual pool noodles to caravans of 8 to 10 passenger rafts tied together trailing waterproof coolers and sandal/clothing/towel containers. Now we've cooled down quite a bit, are ready for bed and are happy to hear it's supposed to rain overnight. Maybe it will cool down the air for our trip tomorrow...
... movie. From Basel to Solothurn I had to switch trains in Olten. There was only a 4 minute time window but because I had two huge bags I couldn't run fast enough to make my connection so I had to wait another 30 minutes for the next train. Upon arriving in Solothurn the walk to the apartment was easy (about 3 minutes). The apartment is VERY nice. The only thing I was missing was food. There are no grocery stores near by but ...
... We managed to get to the bottom alive, both laughing too hard to steer and I had so much snow in my face I felt like my eyes had frozen shut. Very good fun!
We headed back towards Bern, but stopped at Reichenbach, which is where Ilona’s sister lives with her partner and their gorgeous wee baby! We all went for a wander, and just generally admired Elin’s cuteness. This town was so quaint, found a house that was built in the 1500s. ...
... day we ascended the Jungfraujoch. This involved an amazing train trip to the top of the summit (over 3500 metres). This train line was celebrating its 100 year anniversary. Jo and I lamented the fact that we still cannot realistically hope to get a rail link to Melbourne airport within our lifetime.
Words cannot describe the scenery at the summit (luckily we took photos) but it was extraordinary to be on snow-capped mountains at the start of summer while we sucked in ...