On our way!

23 Aug

23 August 2022.

After a final sweep for cat toys lost under the sectional and in closets, we turned the care-and-feeding of Molly and Sven over to our house-sitter, Megan. We are off on our Favorite Places Tour, as I have dubbed this fall trip.

It was hard to leave these two sweeties today!

Over the next 8 weeks we will spend the majority of our time in the Alpe di Siusi and Val Gardena of Italy and in the charming towns of Bettmeralp and Lauterbrunnen in Switzerland, staying from 3 nights to 4 weeks in each of those four places. There will be three transitory stops (1-2 nights): Frankfurt on arrival, Milano as a convenient break on the way to Bettmeralp, and in Geneva as we depart there on October 15. The only new to-us place we will sleep is Geneva.

It’s a nice pace for us: longer stays in places that afford good hiking, great transportation, and simple lifestyle. Not driving a car for 8 weeks is pure luxury to us. 

I hope you will follow along as I plan to blog erratically the next few weeks.

A presto!

12 Responses to “On our way!”

  1. Tammy August 29, 2022 at 08:23 #

    Going to follow along, safe travels!


  2. Maarja August 26, 2022 at 00:48 #

    Have a great trip! It would be fun to connect in Geneva before you return…don’t know our visitor schedule yet but it might work out!


    • Laurel August 26, 2022 at 09:50 #

      It would be great to see you there…or anywhere! We will be in Geneva the nights of Oct 13 and 14 so LMK via email.


  3. Katy Guadagno August 24, 2022 at 05:50 #

    Sorry we did not get to connect before you left. Can’t wait to see more beautiful pictures and catch up when you return! Cheers 😉


  4. Barbie August 24, 2022 at 04:50 #

    Bon voyage – looking forward to tagging along!


  5. Gina King August 24, 2022 at 04:21 #

    Sounds wonderful! Safe travels cousins!


  6. pagebypage14 August 23, 2022 at 19:31 #

    It’s finally here! Have a wonderful trip! I look forward to reading your posts.


  7. Travelswithvalerie:) August 23, 2022 at 16:50 #

    Safe travels out there! We’re just a few weeks behind you on heading out – Italy for us this time!!


  8. Kim August 23, 2022 at 16:24 #

    Have a fabulous trip! Almost done with West With Giraffes. We both are thoroughly enjoying. Love to you both.


  9. Diana Shaw August 23, 2022 at 16:14 #

    I haven’t seen one of these posts for a while. Glad you are back traveling. Have a great time.


    • Laurel August 23, 2022 at 16:16 #

      Thanks, Diana! It has been a quiet summer!


      • Lynne August 24, 2022 at 08:34 #

        Love the Alpe Di Siusi! Have a wonderful trip. Looking forward to hearing all about it.


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