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... the steep mountain section ahead. The train speed
is reduced to about 15kph or so as we head onto the steep rack section. Once all
the gears have engaged onto the rack the driver can accelerate up the steep
Soon we are climbing way up into the mountains and are well over 1000m.
Unfortunately there are a large number of trees blocking the view making
photography difficult. The weather has also changed slightly and its rather wet
... that feels and was glad to share that with her. As I mention in my book "Camels to Caviar", it can be very lonely as a tour manager, but to be able to share this evening and dinner with my colleague was very special.
Our experience with Mt Pilatus was beyond memorable. What started as a sunny warm day turned out quite differently. We first started with bus problems and our guide telling me "that French woman wont move her bus (in front of ...
... a quick change in Zurich we settled into our seats for the journey through the stunning scenery of Switzerland, Liechtenstein and finally Austria. Yippee! Slug had his mouth open in awe for most of the trip as he had never seen such big mountains. Beaver too was suitably impressed as she does love mountains, especially Austrian ones. On time arrival in Innsbruck saw us greeted by a happy taxi ...
... m the same at that age. However, it still does worry me that we will be a long way home. This is my absolute dream holiday, I haven't given Elise a hug in nearly 18 months since she moved to the UK and now I get to go and see her with the added bonus of Steph and Mum coming along as well. Shame Ben isn't with us. So, back to the story, Mum and I are flying British Airways to Singapore, then Swiss Air to Zurich and them onto ...
... The second day was a bus trip to Engelberg and from there to Mount Titlis by a series of cable cars. First a small six seater gondola, followed by a larger car that stood up to 75 passengers and finally the Rotair which turns 360 degrees as it ascends. The Rotair delivered us high in the Alps to Mount Titlis (3020 metres). We had a wonderful Italian guide by the name of Peter and he looked after us really well. The view from the top was amazing. We rode the chair lift over ...