Travel Blogs from Murten
... array of melodious sounds, which added a sort of magical quality to the peak hiking experience we were already having. Moments like these make you realize “this is a slice of paradise.”
We encounter the herd very near the top of the crest, a dozen or so. I take a 30+-second video recording of the symphony while doing a 360 degree pan of the gorgeous view. It would have been so ideal to have been able to just go hiking in ...
... out of window boxes and painted shutters added to the cute town atmosphere. At the bottom of the ramparts was a neat old clock mechanism from 1816.
The main street had lots of bakeries and we stopped off at one to pick up a “Nidlechueche”, a specialty of the region, which is a sweet, doughy cream tart. It was a very dense cake that we enjoyed with several cups of tea over the next few days. ...
After a hot cuppa and a quick wander about it was time to head back down the mountain and get on my bike once again and head for the hills.
My first port of call was to head for Montreux on the west shore of Lake Leman in Switzerland but not before I head over a few more passes.
The road to Switzerland was great and went over a number of small passes and finally down a grand pass into the town of Martigny.
After that it ...
... bad, but not real quality. Sometimes, less but better is more useful. In addition, looking for something on the way can be tiring. And the rest, you probably already have, like t-shirt and so on.
-1 hippy pants
- woole gloves, socks and tuque
-1 pair of flip flops
-3 t-shirts (all free from diverse activities)
-1 camera (mine broke after one week :( )
-1 Panama hat ...
... who were part of the journey in big or small ways, one equally important to the other.
But, it is time to part. I have chosen to stay put in Switzerland for now, and the budget really does not allow for much else at the moment. I will put myself up to the task again to search for new friends and a new social network. Jobs are often a good way to do this. And mostly, I want to try to continue to stay in the moment: to be present in the presence. To ...