Hotel Piz Buin
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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 ...
It had rained overnight in Corvara so the roads were wet when we left but it wasn't raining. The good thing was that the roads were ours - hardly any traffic. The bad thing was that the roads were wet and slippery. Canazei was our forts port of call - a very wealthy ski resort. The buildings were very ornate and there was plenty of traffic. We went through the Passo do Costalunga and found ourselves in the apple ...
... quite special. However, as they say, **** HAPPENS, and I
ended up having a blow out in my rear tyre. So the cycle tour ended up as a
walk with bike to push.
We walked to the next village of Cellerina where we found a
cycle shop. Since the repair would have taken a couple of hours we decided to
catch a bus home.
The weather being reasonable ...
... were able to warm up with a pot of Peppermint Tea and a bowl of tomato
soup. Awesome………… Bad luck though, we still needed to walk another 14 odd kms
to reach the village of Spinas where we boarded the train for home.
All in all a 24km walk that took us all of 8 and a half
hours, two blisters and sore legs made it a day to remember.
Needless to say it wasn’t too difficult to get to sleep that
... as they were kind enough to allow us to use
the cable car to get to the top of the mountain first.
As always the scenery was stunning and even though we were
treated to a few drops of rain the excursion was great.
The afternoon was spent watching Stef hard at work teaching
people to kiteboard after which we did some shopping before going for supper at