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Old 08-03-2011, 12:15 AM   #8
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Joined: Jul 2008
Location: San Jose, CA
Oddometer: 490
Day 2: Andermatt to Gaflei, FL

Passes Bagged:
St. Gotthard Pass (Passo del San Gottardo) 2,106 metres (6,909 ft)
Nufenen Pass (Passo della Novena) 2,478 metres (8,130 ft)
Grimsel Pass 2,165 metres (7,103 ft)
Susten Pass 2,224 metres (7,297 ft)

Had my SPOT running this time so I actually have tracks.


After a decent continental breakfast, Day 2 started with the headlight bulb on my F650GS failing. We swapped it out for the high-beam bulb and got back on the road. Thinking I'd save myself the effort of having to pull out my handheld digital, I had the GoPro set to take a picture every 10 seconds. The results were less than spectacular, it just wasn't quite getting the right pictures (read: boring).

The view around Andermatt:




Heading south towards St. Gotthard Pass and Italy. That's a horse-drawn carriage up ahead.


This was a little trippy having an oncoming train and an oncoming car on both sides.


Top of St. Gotthard Pass, can't see much because of the low-lying fog.




Lots of tunnels.
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