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... from fast sweeping curves to extremely tight curves.
Finally I reach the town of Stelvio which is just like many towns in this neck of the world with very narrow streets making their way between the wonderful painted up buildings.
I turn up right and this is me now on the climb up Stelvio pass. This road up is extremely narrow and must have about 30 or so hairpin bends. With it being so narrow one has to be extremely careful not to go out too far on the ...
... on the trail. That also meant we didn't have to share a room with strangers.
The hike through the Larch and pine forests to Saosea Lake took about three hours. As we sat by the lake the few clouds lifted and revealed the snow speckled mountains around us. Just beautiful.
Next day we made our way back to the car and headed to Pontresina. This was a very special day hike to the place where Katharina and Christoph were married. The path follows ...
... We went to the information center as soon as we reached the town of Zernez. This is where the park begins. We talked about an alpine hike and where we might get a sandwich to take with us. She directed us up the hill so we got a sandwich, chips and a Toblerone candy bar. I've been wanting one ever since we got here and decided by George I was going to enjoy a few bites.
The hike was beautiful, but ...
Today we left the buzz of the city and throngs of tourists behind and headed for the hills. Five hours later we settled in a lovely little town high in the alpine with a breathtaking view of the surrounding mountains and valley below. And yes, the water was ...
Thursday 28 August
Moved on this morning, up the Pitztal valley, just south
of Imst. Went up to the Pitztal glacier, taking the Glacier Express(tunnel
train) followed Tyrol’s highest cable car to the restaurant at 3,440m, near the
top of the Wildspitze (3,774m). Perfect weather for a day in the snow – blue
skies and no wind.
Staying near Jerzens tonight. Had a great evening meal at
the campsite restaurant ...