Hotel Piz Buin
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... climbing an almost vertical path to reach the top of the pass some 740 meters higher. Once again the weather was hot and we found ourselves dripping with sweat as we struggled to the top.
However all was not in vain as we were greeted by a stunning view of crystal clear lakes where we stopped for a picnic lunch.
From here it was pretty much downhill the whole way and we arrived at Lake Palpogna where ...
Waking up stiff, we decided that we should take the day off. So we spent the morning doing some office work before walking into town to do a bit of grocery shopping.
Our plan was to introduce the Swiss to some rugby and so we set off for Stef's house armed with my computer and mini projector.
No rest for the wicked apparently, so on with the hiking boots and hit the road.
We caught a bus down to La Punt before heading up and up and up some more into the mountains until we got to a mountain hut called Escha Hut. The weather was really hot and I think we were both on our limits of endurance.
We climbed around 900 meters in altitude and covered some 18 odd kilometers in ...
... comfortably in a variety of languages. What I found nice about these kids is that they are all pleasant and good mannered and don't appear to have any hang-ups. A real breath of fresh air.
We eventually left the party at around 23.00 and wobbled our way back in the dark. The rest of the party apparently went on till early ...
... 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.