Day 10: Of Castles and Final Rides

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La Batiaz Castle, Martigny CH

Today we woke in Martigny (home of the La Batiaz Castle, pictured above), so close to both France & Italy that not only are the wine and pizza amazing, but Napoleon’s literal and metaphorical footprints are everywhere, as his army marched through here and planted trees along the way.

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There is a mystical quality to Martigny, and Europe in general, that I’ll miss. In a few minutes we bike our final Swiss miles, from Martigny to Vevey, where Sean #2 and I will sleep tonight before heading to the Geneva Airport by train at dawn tomorrow. Memories of Colorado are coming back now…

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