The morning found me sleep deprived, but I was getting use to it. The anticipation and excitement of the days adventure, and the sheer beauty of every mile is what got me out of bed each morning. I didn't know what the day would hold, but I knew we would be crossing back into Italy.
Tuesday, July 28, was to be a layover day, a down day. The hike over Grimselpass was long and a little tough, we needed a day to re-energize. The village of Ulrichen was a perfect place for us to do just that. We arrived in...Read more
I know why it's called Sheep Mountain. Only mountain sheep can prance around on an incline like this. (Is there such a thing as mountain sheep?) Sheep Mountain is part of the Round Mountain trail, and has an elevation gain of 3000' over a 5-mile stretch. I knew the hike up would be a non stop...Read more
HEEEELLLLLLOOOOO! No, I haven't fallen off of the earth, and NO, I haven't stopped traveling and writing. I've just been stupid crazy busy and haven't had much time to explore. As most of you know, I became a CAT claims adjuster to finance my insatiable desire/need to travel. Usually the work would be for a couple of...Read more