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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 ...
... we could travel back to Interlaken
happily. We also had to detour for some Swiss Army Knife purchases (thanks Merriss). Once in Interlaken we met up with Tanya again and were treated by her lovely parents to Thai dinner and catch-ups (it had been around 10 days between).
Whilst the weather report seemed off putting (rain clouds with lightning symbol and moderate size rain drops) we made the move to Zermatt, home of ...
... br> proverbials off. Eventually we got over the top of the pass and headed down
into the lee of the mountain where conditions were marginally more pleasant.
Here there was snow and a valley of magnificent color extremes. The rocks
varied in color from green to red to purple and white. At the base of these colorful
cliffs was a lake of the most amazing turquoise blue.
After another hour’s walk we arrived at the Jurg Jenatsch Hut