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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 ...
... Apples were espaliered and took up all the available land - right down to the side of the road. Reminiscent of Bilpin and yet so different. Afterwards we stopped at Merano with its great ornate brewery called Forst. (We had a coffee!) The Passo Di Stelvio was a highlight - a fabulous route of tight hairpin turns. There happened to be a cycling marathon at the same time today. We don't understand how they can ...
... planning on having a
braai. Not to be since the moment the sun went behind the mountain the
temperature dropped below anything that is possible to braai in. The braai was
cancelled and we moved across to Stef’s house for an excellent cooked supper
prepared by Stef and Jan. A bottle of wine later we headed back to camp for a
good night's sleep.
... as a birthday pressie. This included hot showers and standing room, what a treat! To get there we had to catch a cable car to the vehicle free village of Gimmelwald. This is where we really fell in love with Switzerland. Set high amongst the Bernese Alps with the Eiger, Monch and Juangfrau (all famous 4000m+ peaks that stupid people climb) in view it was a spectacular scene. The family run hostel was a treat and we spent the next ...
... 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