TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Schnyder Vals
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... the growl of a nice V-2 bike. Probably a Harley. As the guy flew past, I gave him a "Yeehaa" and he took off like only a Harley in a tunnel can. About 500 m straight of pure full-throttle harley-in-a-tunnel bliss that makes your ears tingle and breaks the smallest kidney stones, provided you have some.
I think Stef just heard a loud motorcycle.
But she probably could've told me it was a V-2 if ...
... this, 2 days before we leave, its absolutely pouring with rain. We will be cycling to london, where rain is pretty much a given. All this in a tent. Like I said, this was a great idea in the summer. But it will be done. Bikes have been packed, return flights have been booked, and I refuse to be outdone by mom and dad in record km on ...
... no more of this playing silly games and
decided not to start. The battery did not have enough charge to turn over the
starter and so it was a roll start down the pass. However I cannot blame the
bike as I had every extra possible switched on. My phone was charging, heated
grips were on, spotlights were on and also my satnav was on mains so with all
the stopping it’s not surprising the battery was not getting a good charge.
Finally after about a hour ...
... sweeping curves and really
is a bikers dream. Every hotel one passes has a "Bikers Welcome" sign
the lower edges of the pass the sun was beating down and it was boiling but as
I got higher that temp began to fall and by the time got the the restaurant at
the summit I was feeling a bit chilly and in need of a good coffee.
up and down the other side of this great pass. This side is just like the other
for much of ...
... to see in front of you. You also had a beautiful view of the Swiss Alps from the outside bath. The materiality of the entire building is Valser Quartzite, which is a beautiful local stone. I can sit here and describe the building, but you don't get a sense of how wonderful the building is until you are there and experience it firsthand. We left Vals at six and took the bus back to Como where we spent the night again. The next morning we left Como on the bus and drove to Verona.