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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 ...
... I was pleased to find that Jan was ready for us and had set up a screen in the lounge, so with cold beer in hand and junk food to munch on we proceeded to watch the Boks get a hiding from Argentina via Live Screening on the internet.
Jan enjoyed the match but I must say I was disappointed with the ...
... eventually arriving at Madulain where we were supposed to catch the train. On arrival we discovered that the train was going to take another hour before arrival, so decided to walk the two kilometers back to La Punt where we treated ourselves to an ice cream before boarding the bus back to Silvaplana.
In the evening Stef and Jan joined us for supper which consisted of chicken and salad.
We were invited over to Stef's house to braai with all her friends from the kite school, so armed with some Pork Neck and a salad we set off by bicycle to Chamfer. The braai was set up on Stef's huge veranda and soon we were surrounded by the youth of the Engadin. A nice bunch of kids, they hail from all parts of Europe ...
... in all its architectural splendor by the same family for 24 generations. From there we rode back to Guarda, climbing scenic switchbacks to the parking area outside the medieval village, which is closed to traffic. We enjoyed lunch under a warm, sunny sky on the patio of the Hotel Meisser, savoring the stunning view of the valley below and Alps beyond. On our return ride, we stopped to visit Zuoz, another pristine village. All in all, it was a pleasant, ...