A surprise at the end of the tunnel

The weather forecasts promised us terrible things for later today in Choranche. That can only mean one thing – time to move on. And so we did, guided by the tunes of the ever so appropriate ‘Follow the Sun’ by Xavier Rudd, a tune we have rediscovered during this trip. Although we followed the sun,Continue reading “A surprise at the end of the tunnel”

I promise I wrote this yesterday!

It’s 10.45pm on September 11 as I’m writing this post. Useless information to start a blog post with, but it’s a side note to silence the angry voice in my head. The voice that is angry because for some reason German phone providers rip you off the moment you cross borders into Switzerland. That is,Continue reading “I promise I wrote this yesterday!”

Stubaital and the Elferhütte

This morning I was about halfway up some mountain in Austria, most of it by cable cart, but the last 200m or so elevation we hiked, dragging the kids along. Rafa did very well, and must have walked at least the first 100m by himself and the second half carried by me. He’s only twoContinue reading “Stubaital and the Elferhütte”

Bye bye Italy – see you hopefully soon!

I’m not completely sure what was going on last night. We were parked on the beautiful Lago d’Idro shores, where we had spent the day walking from coffee bar to bakery to coffee bar, and ended with a swim. It was a good day. My son Rafa seemed to have lost his appetite over theContinue reading “Bye bye Italy – see you hopefully soon!”