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... at 2171m the cable system needs to
change direction on several occasions and so I was under the impression it was
made up of a number of smaller cableways and that one would need to change cars
several times on the way up. However like almost everything in modern
Switzerland they have worked out a way for these cableways to go around bends
without having to change cars and that is by having small stations at every
Here the cars come off ...
... spectacle of white beneath the huge mountain Eiger above. It was just beautiful. We parked and seemed lost but stumbled upon an ice hockey practice which was fun to watch. We then made our way through the town to the cable car for First. We passed a chocolate shop whose windows were filled with slabs of chocolate, which we hoped to visit on our way back but we ended up being too cold and wet.
Our cable car up to First was small and had enough room just for our family. It was ...
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... sit there in comfort playing cards the paying passengers are packed into half a coach like sardines!!! Not a good sign when you think each passenger has to pay about £120 for a 3 hour or so trip up a mountain!!
Once back down at Grindlewald the sun is shining and its turned into a nice evening. We head back to the hotel for dinner where we had a good time chatting with some Americans who were also staying here as well as the hotel owner who has a great sense of ...
... snowing. The Swiss highway takes you right into the heart of the Alps, half of the highway is winding around a mountain and the other is a tunnel going right through it. It's an impressive feat of human engineering that such a formerly hazardous road can be successfully navigated in a few hours' time.
Interlaken is almost in the center of Switzerland. It's full of charming Swiss log cabins and has a huge lake on one side of the ...