Beauregard - Casagrande Holiday
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This morning we had to get the really important things out of the road first like - where to find bakery goods for a breakfast. Joelene has quickly developed the reputation in the group for having homing pigeon skills when it comes to baked goods so breakfast was out of the road pretty quickly. We did a walk through the city to have a look at the bridges during daylight hours and to walk along the river front. The swiss places boards in the river to regulate the out flow from ...
... waterfall town of Lauterbrunnen where we changed
trains and headed for Interlaken.
The first train down the pass was extremely slow as it is a rack railway
and heads down the edge of a mountain but this train to Interlaken was more like
an express and despite the narrow track and sharp curves this train whisked us
along at quite a good speed
Here at Interlaken we had to change trains yet again but just like
yesterday we had to work out our own movements ...
... of delicious chianti for 11 CHF, which we could drink in our room or on the balcony while looking at the stupendous view, much better value.
Gary went to the ATM to get us some Swiss francs. He went through the usual withdrawal process asking for 500 CHF only to get a message stating that the card had a fatal error. This sent me into a little panic, as we had no francs whatsoever. Gary decided to try ...
... outside to the panorama and played around like kids. People made snow angels, had snow ball fights, and slipped and dipped over the icy areas. We could not see many of the surrounding mountainous areas due to the snow storm setting in, but that didn't seem to bother any one. We could also walk around a ledge and into a cave, which legend says a dragon once lived in.
As most of the others were due to attend a cheese fondu lunch we headed back down the cable ...
... bathroom is obviously new because its like a box put in the corner stepped off the floor. There is no air conditioning or fans or anything. So the only way to keep cool is to shower. With the shower you either have a hot option or a cold option. There had been a heat wave in Switzerland over the past few days about the high thirties early forties which is about 10 degree hotter than the average. Which isn't that hot to me but some of the others on tour and the Canadians are ...