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.
... and cheese adorned the table. I'm pretty sure Talia's gaze had all but cast over this and landed squarely on the piece of chocolate that was being melted onto one of the small crepes on the machine.
"First something semi healthy in you!" I warned her.
Where some people have an appliance garage in their kitchen, I am a study in opposites stating on the one hand that I hate too much clutter ...
... Zurich HB to Lucerne. Little did we know, this was only the beginning of the days journey, for after that we got onto a boat ride to Alpnachstad. The ride took about an hour (about a third of which we spent in the first class area until they kicked us out.) From there we took the steep cog railway up to the top of mt Pilatus, where we ...
... of you that don't know the monument was built between 1820-1821 to pay respect to the 800 or so swiss men who lost their lives defending and protecting King Louis XVI and his family during the French revolution. I don't have enough words to describe the pain and sorrow depicted on the lions face, for a stone carving it is pretty incredible.
After this we took the optional extra of a traditional swiss fondue lunch. The cheese ...
... by the big castle in burgenhaus. I have noticed a different style of wooden farm huts in Austria from the train, there are wooden spikes/trellaces on the buildings, I asked him what they were for, apparently it's for drying the grass once it's cut in late summer. He said I was lucky with the weather, it's very hot today, I jokingly said - it's because I'm here! He said in Austria they have a saying that angels bring the the sun when you travel, so I must be an ...