Beauregard - Casagrande Holiday
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... 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 ...
... for checkout and the walk back to the train station. After lunch it was onto the train to Basel, then a transfer to another train for our destination for tonight - Frankfurt. The countryside changed almost immediately after leaving Switzerland. No more lush rolling fields and chalets, now more of a modern landscape with farmland and industry. Our 4hr train ride over, we arrived at 7pm and proceeded to our hotel just a couple of minutes walk ...
... We went by the lakes of Lungern, Brienz and Thun. We stopped at the small village of Brienz, took some pictures of a very beautiful, colorful street where one of the residents stopped me on the street to tell me where to go for the best sight. This little village is known for its wood carvers. There is actually a school there that teaches the wood carving trade. We stopped at Grindewald to see a very long ...
... was really hard! There was one part where you jump down twenty feet, only attatched to a harness! You free-fall at first, but then the harness slows you down. Jess was too scared to do it, so I did it first! I felt a rush of adredaline as I stepped off the platform and into thin air. Even thinking about it right now I feel a drop in my stomach!
Momma (and the rope park guides) kept telling me how brave I was. I don't mean to brag, but I was a lot faster than Jess on ...
... is SUCTION PACKED. This is picture worthy. I will provide one for the next entry. Then of course that one piece of chicken is 8 francs and that one piece of steak 25 francs. Butchers are even more expensive *sigh*
- Stores: Open till 6:30pm Mon-Tes-Wed, Sat will 4pm, Sunday all closed!! Thurs and Friday are the only days where they are open till 9pm. Not very convenient :0(
- Recycling: This is a good thing, ...