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Jun 30, 2019 - Splügen to Andermatt via Blenio

Stage 16 - Splügen to Blenio Last night my cold moved from my throat to my chest and I started coughing. I hope I didn’t keep Bruce awake too much as I didn’t get much sleep. Once again the hotel room was much too hot and didn’t really cool down till about 4 in the morning. Rumour tells me that I am not the only one suffering from chest issues. Others have digestive problems and/or back problems. Almost everyone rides at least part of the course, most complete the route but suffer for their efforts. Breakfast, provided by the hotel, was...

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Jul 15, 2016 - Snow and three mountain passes

It had stopped raining although still cloudy we decided we would take a drive through the mountains. First section of our drive was from Meringen up to the Grimselpass at 2,165m. When we started the road it was clear but as we climbed it became foggy and there was snow on the side of the road as we neared the top. We passed a number of lakes but could not see anything. We realised by the short glimpses we got that the terrain was wild and rocky. As we descended from the pass we came out of the fog and there was a superb vista down the...

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