Bellinzona

Two is better than one. Yesterday we lived up to this statement by 1. tackling the summer heat 2. went somewhere new as we went on a motorbike ride to Bellinzona, Switzerland (around an hour’s ride away from home).

I think we made quite a colourful sight, especially with the man!
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We zipped past the scenic lake of Lugano, rolling hills, old farmhouses and even a field of sunflowers! The feeling of the wind as it rushes on our bodies is both thrilling and magical at the same time. We even felt like we belonged in a little gang when other groups of bikies from the opposite direction were acknowledging us :p

Finally we arrived at Bellinzona, where the old meets the new
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Saturday morning markets in the old city
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Bellinzona is most famed for its three castles, which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. We visited Castelgrande, mainly for its grounds (I secretly wanted to roll down the long-stretch of lawns)
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The ride back was less exhilarating due to sore bums and sweatiness 😦 It was quickly remedied by jumping into the pool and a swimming lesson for Rocco! 😀

Secret: poor Rocco was pushed in!

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