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A low cloud layer sat over Grindelwald bringing dawns light later than normal. We got up earlier than has been our habit to catch a morning train to "The Top of Europe" at Jungfraujoch. Jungfraujoch is located in a gap or saddle between "Monch" and "Jungfrau" peaks in the nearby Apls.
We we got to the train depot about 7:15, which was about a 10 min walk from our hotel and purchased our round trip tickets to Jungfraujoch. We were a bit astonished ...
... path Bev spotted a fox! That was totally unexpected and great to watch him alternating between loping across the tufty alpine grass and standing stock still in hunt mode. He was also extremely fluffy!
There was a lot of snow around on the way to the Lake but not on the path which was good. Well, apart from the "detour" Jill & I took from a lookout back to the main path (hehehe).
The lake was frozen over so there was a lot of white on white on white, but with ...
... on top of that
we got discount on many other means of transport such as bicycles etc.
Most of the people on the tour are great and by breakfast I had 3 others
(Pam, Peter & Ian) who wanted to join me on this day excursion I had
After breakfast we wandered down to Wengen station and caught the 09h29
train to Kleine Scheidegg which is situated right at the lower station of the
famous line to Juangfraujoch and the Top of Europe which is ...
... off the excess liquid that is full of carbs for the pigs and cows to enjoy. The firmer cheese, full of protein and fat, is put in molds with a colander like base....Then set on a slanted metal counter that drains into a bucket. Scraps of the cheese were given to the kids to feed the chickens who were happy to entertain them. Meanwhile we sampled delicious whole milk, macaroons covered in cream, and one, two, and three year old cheeses. ...
... walking babe, there's another one coming!!" Well, that's my lighthearted version! He was telling us we must keep walking, because although they were working just to one side, it is not wise to have a picnic in an avalanche area!