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... the magical Bernina Pass.
Just like the Preda Pass this pass is shared by road and railway but unlike the Preda Pass this pass is much more open with rivers and lakes all along the way.
Unlike most passes in the Alps this pass has a rather strange feel to it. It makes its way up into the mountains just like most but at one point one comes out into one massive open space which almost looks like a rocky beach. There are large stones everywhere. It is ...
... on the trail. That also meant we didn't have to share a room with strangers.
The hike through the Larch and pine forests to Saosea Lake took about three hours. As we sat by the lake the few clouds lifted and revealed the snow speckled mountains around us. Just beautiful.
Next day we made our way back to the car and headed to Pontresina. This was a very special day hike to the place where Katharina and Christoph were married. The path follows ...
... 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 ...
... share a couple of small glasses of wine. We got a glass of red and a glass of white to sample. It was actually a very romantic lunch. We talked about the five different cheeses and how much we enjoyed each of them with both wines.
From there we were driving out of this little village and ran into a herd of cows being herded by several men and women in Lederhousen. All the ...
... 8221; – grey mountain cheese/fish soup for
starters and trout in almonds/spicy crust for main
Friday 29 August
Stayed around the campsite throughout the morning reading
a good book. A short local walk in the afternoon but managed to catch a bus
that took us right back to our start point rather than taking us further up the
valley side. Gave up in disgust, had a cup of tea and carried on with the good