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The day had finally come where we had to hand Bruce back. To give him a proper send off we gave him a thorough wash inside and out. With the final specks of red dust washed away we were back to reality and sitting in Sydney traffic. We picked up some luggage we had stored here and then drove to our apartment in Pyrmont. After unloading all of our luggage we were standing in the hotel lobby with four suitcases, a storage box, ...
... lunch, we went down to lake
constance for a walk and more looking around with photo opportunities.
awhile, we came back to the house and had Andy's (Chris's uncle) legendary
traditional fondue. Fondue is originally cheese based not chocolate! And oh my
god, it was to die for! To eat fondue, you pierce the bread with a fork and dip
it in a spirit ...
... br> The next day we took off north through the notorious Splugenpass...pretty views but I'm glad I wasn't driving!
Stopped to hike down the gorge at Viamala which has been carved out by the Rhein River. The next stop was Ruinaulta, where the Rhein flows below white carved cliffs. Our destination for the next two nights is another refugio, Alpenrosli, at St. Antonien. Christoph met up with us and his sister and family came the next day.
Quick entry to reflect a lunch stop in Liechtenstein. This tiny country is most famous for selling postage stamps, and the fact that almost every European tour operator includes a few minutes here so they can boast of another country visited. Now that I think about it, maybe that 's what we did :-)
... up steep, slippery steps at the side of the waterfall, to walking on open grass-covered mountains. My guide set a pace that meant we could meet the times set by the signposts (times obviously set by taller men and women with longer strides!).
My ever faithful companion Lizzie (who is '84' years old!!) did it all with me and walked twice as far as I did since there were so many incredible smells to explore! We did have one horrendous moment when ...