Brienzersee - Casagrande Holiday
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Finally its time to board our train and head up to the summit of this
magnificent railway. Today there are 3 trains out on the line working. Two of
them have steam and one has diesel and unfortunately the one we decided to book
on has a noisy diesel at its head.
Finally at 11h45 we depart the station. As this is a mountain railway the
locomotive is at the rear of the two coach train and pushes its load up the very
steep 1 in 4 grade to the top.
... road while Will rode in the left lane for a kilometer or so. Finally the rail line headed up to the hillside on the left and we were done with that. I don’t know if I’ve ever fallen crossing trolley tracks in Boston but I’ve come close. Finally we topped the pass and we were immediately back in Italy. The border situation seemed a bit more lackadaisical compared to the earlier Swiss one. I guess based on what the popular perception is of the two ...
... music started and our fondue arrived, accompanied by a basket of cut up cubes of bread. With our fondue forks in hand, we dipped our bread into the gooey gruyere and wine concoction, and enjoyed the accordion playing and yodel singing in the background. When the show commenced at 8:30, there were a variety of traditional Swiss skills on display, including the playing of the: Longhorn, water filled bottles, a broomstick, cowbells and a harpsichord type thing with over 120 strings. There ...
... counter and they looked to be cooking. In the chaos, amongst the other tourists from the many buses that arrived, I saw a piece of apple "cheesecake". We grabbed it and found a quiet seat outside. Our peace was soon shattered by the arrival of a large Indian family but we were enjoying our piece of apple shortcake, Nev went in to grab another! Yum!! Our final stopping point before arriving at Lake Lucerne was Rheinfalls. Wow, they were great. I loved it there and ...
We had a strange day today. We had seen most of the recommended sites and weren't sure what we would do all day. . Ronny went out early while everyone else was still sleeping to take a photo of the Lion Monument. The Dying Lion of Lucerne is one of the worlds most famous monuments. It was hewn out of natural rock in memory of the heroic death of Swiss mercenaries at the Tuileries in 1792. Globetrotter Mark Twain described the monument as "the saddest and most moving piece ...