Once upon a time, the Swiss community of  Mulegns was a post station.

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Between Chur and Saint Moritz, horse-drawn carriages took 15 hours and several stops to climb the steep valley.

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One of these stops was at Mulegns, at the Posthotel “Löwe”.

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But then the train tracks in a parallel valley opened a new and faster way. The horse carriage business bankrupted…

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… and Mulegns got cut off the main stream.

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Nevertheless, the Posthotel “Löwe” is still there and it is open… and it is definitely worth a visit!

Click each picture to enlarge. Thanks to the owner of the Posthotel, Donata Willi, for the short but fascinating chat about the community history.