Beauregard - Casagrande Holiday
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Onwards and upwards we go and the diesel locomotive at the rear is making
some noise as it strains to keep this train on the move up these very steep
Finally we enter into a tunnel which is simply just dug out of the rock and
has no lining as such. While heading through this tunnel we soon work out what
these cave like tunnels were that we seen earlier from down below and it turns
out they are simply holes cut into the edge of ...
... Christel and Richard had been so generous as to lend us their car (I gave up on trying to go car free on this trip as we did last time…this time there were just too many fantastic people around who kept offering to take us to places that…shocking…a train, bus, gondola or goat couldn't get us to!!). So today we packed, heaved, squeezed, shoved, crammed, and generally muscled all our worldly belongings into the car to make the trek ...
We were up bright and early this morning . . . OK, maybe not so bright, but it was definitely early.
We checked out of Our Chalet, walked our luggage down the hill (just like at camp), loaded up the bus and drove to Lucerne this morning. The girls were able to nap a bit and that was nice.
We arrived in Lucerne and had a walking tour with our guide Melanie. Lucerne ...
... then to catch the train. We also stopped in Interlaken which lies between the lakes of Brienz and Thun, thereby the name "Interlaken." It was a lovely town, just no time to explore. Passing cow pastures was common, but what I noticed was that the cows all wore cow bells! That's one way to keep track of all those cows! We got back to the hotel, took a little break and went for dinner. Great day in the fresh mountain ...
... as the clouds had cleared a little. We were hopeful of a nice clear view. This time I didn't have to deal with unreciprocated greetings, however we were at the very bottom of the car, facing downwards and I just about died of fright. Ollie informed me that if the cable snapped, we would be decapitated by the bar we were holding on to. We got to the top and once again had a stunning view of cloud. And obviously it was raining as we were standing in the middle of ...