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.
... They just celebrated their 100th anniversary two years ago. Some of the train goes through long tunnels up to the top. Can you imagine what it took to build that railroad with horses and manpower?
And then you get to the top of Jungfrau and they've turned it into a destination. They of course have photo opportunities from the top of the mountain, or as they like to call it, "The Top of Europe!" But they also have a ...
... is incredible and really evokes emotion in a person who looks at it. It's very detailed and you actually feel sorry for the lion. We found some great gift shops which were filled with amazing Swiss clocks. Danny and I want one for the house! Some are so detailed and look amazing. The streets of lucerne are really lovely and there is left over snow on the sidewalks from a few days ago. There are mountains really close which feel very big and they look ...
... But unfortunately the odds have not been in our favour!! The day we arrived in Lucerne was blue skies and 27 degrees, but as we stepped off the train from Geneva a freak thunderstorm hit and it started bucketing down. We then discovered that the next four days would be Rain, Rain, Chance of Rain, Rain. Hmmmm, not ideal cowbell and mountain viewing weather. Apparently it is never ever like this at this time of the year in Lucerne (as everyone keeps telling us, which ...
... in the snow.
Interlarkin itself is very small, not a lot to see, but is well known for its extreme sports! As you walk around the town, in the sky are many paragliders. Something we both would have liked to experienced while we were here, if the weather was better.
The Glacier museum was really interesting, we didn't quite realise the extent of the glacial surroundings in Switzerland. The actual spot where the museum is situated was once a glacier ...