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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... with a hot chocolate in the cute restaurant perched at the foot of the glacier with panoramic views down today's route.
Head off in the rain which persists for first 90 minutes. Moraine steep and slippery in sections as is much of the downhill track, but my walking poles save me any catastrophes.
As the rain eases I have descended about 400 metres to the beautiful ...
Four different trains from Zurich airport get me to Wengen in the Jungfrau Region of the Swiss Alps, a place I'm well familiar with having walked in these mountains at least eight times before.
Lugging my suitcases and backpack from platform to platform is always a challenge, particularly with three train and platform changes on the way. I coped okay but was really glad to at last arrive at the hotel very weary at 6.00 ...
... the same black pants and striped top to dinner every night, because I'd be seriously overheated in the sweaters I brought. We've ridden as high as 7,000 feet (to an outpost called 'First") in a gondola/bubble/bergbahn, whatever you want to call it, something that swings up and down mountains on cables. It was icy at First but verdant and wildflower-y at Grindelwald, down the mountain.
From our hotel, we ...
... meal or if they want any more, we have whole tables singing, though no beer mugs clinking (maybe that's more Germany than the German Swiss Alps.) Close enough, I'll take it.
As others start to get up and head out (there's no way we were going to be the first to leave,) we make our way to the door. The chef and waitress ask if we're sledding down and make sure we have head lamps and we answer in the affirmative. We grab our sleds, put on our awesome ...
... a house is something only for a few rich folks (most people live in appartments).
When the train stopped, we got off, and following our guide we got on another train for the second half of the journey. Compared to the first train, which was rather basic and rudimentary, this second train was more posh and had video and soft seats. Of course no one was watching the video cause the sites were changing as we were getting higher ...