A Summer Tour in the Grisons and Italian Valleys of the Bernina

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Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1862 - GraubŁnden (Switzerland) - 292 pages
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Page 62 - Pontresina possesses the highest position, and the most central situation for the various excursions which we contemplated; we therefore decided to make it our head-quarters if the hotel promised tolerable comfort. To ascertain this my son, walked up with Couttet late in the afternoon, and returned with a satisfactory report that he had secured all the accommodation we required, and he thought the locality far preferable to Samaden.
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