Hotel Punta Margherita
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... normal footpaths and walk along the edge of the mountain.
edge was rather steep and to make matters worse had quite a lot of snow on it.
as I walked the snow and ice got more and more and I had a few rather scary
moments. I now had two choices, continue with this dangerous challenge or head
back up the mountain and join the footpath!! Finally after a rather bad slip
down the edge I decided to head back the way I had come and joined the
... asleep within minutes. All this great excitement and adventure had drained me.
At about 7pm it was time for dinner. Of course now out of my bike gear I now was going to wear my jeans when I realised I had forgotten something at home and that was a belt!!!
If there is anything that these great adventure trips do for me then that is loose weight. My jeans are now simply too loose on me and so it was down to the restaurant in my biker trousers.
Now you have it, cheers for ...
The trip down the other side of Lake Garda was nerve-racking. Many narrow tunnels where we seemed to be scraping the sides at times. Crazy drivers trying to pass in the tunnels. Out of the tunnels the scenery was fantastic but at times I was too nervous to enjoy it as it was gut clenching on the narrow road. Lucky I have a good driver who doesn't seem to get fazed out by the daily challenges he faces on the road. We hit the motor way as we decided that we'd put in a good leg ...
Tuesday, 29th. Another stunning day as we set out with Heidi and her son, Marvin to travel to the magic ake including a breathtaking gondola ride up to Kandersteg at altitude of 1700 metres. A 30 minute hike took us down to the mountain lake Oeschinen. After a light lunch we had a 30 minute walk back up to the Gondola station, where Heidi, Marvin and Greg tried out the luge track. Pretty exciting stuff! Down the gondola and after farewelling Heidi and Marvin we jumped ...
... hours. Nicole our guide is amazing to do this over and over again. Claudin, said that this afternoon she even cried, and Rene, our 72 y.o looked dead when he arrived. I had a couple of little mishaps, at our morning rest stop, I sat on a nettle, and then put my hand on it as I got up, so I've got a rash up my leg and another on my hand. Then later in the day we sat under a tree to wait for the others and I sat on some sap that has stained my shorts ...