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TravelPod Member ReviewsGletscherschlucht Grindelwald
Goed te doen, prachtige wandeling met mooie doorkijkjes!
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... It was about an hour to hike back to Grindelwald from there and the views of the valley made the walk memorable. Fall colors coming out, the green pastures, barns and of course cows all made for a lovely walk. Kathy snapped off a lot of photographs some of which are included today.
We got back to our hotel about 3:00. Kathy worked on her photos while Jerry worked on a nap. Some cribbage and a light dinner rounded out a great day in the Alps.
... Finally around the corner we reached our lunch destination of Walspitz (although it was 4:10pm by then!)
Man in the restaurant was friendly and helpful and told us we really needed to make the cable car from Bort (last one at a stretch departs at 5:20pm) or we would have to walk the entire way back into Grindelwald - about a 2 hour walk!
The sign said about 40mins from here to Bort but he looked at our group and said "allow an hour".
... up through the
wonderful streets of this Swiss town. Sadly Ian who was planning to come with us
had fallen ill and decided to stay behind at the hotel.
We stopped for a coffee in one of the many coffee shops and then made our
way to the lower cableway station and boarded our cable car.
The place we are heading for is called "First" and the journey to there is
about 40 or so minutes on this extremely modern cableway system.
To get to the summit of ...
... hills are a daily activity. I had to laugh when the smallest little guy, an Alpaca, walked by John and Will had a stubborn streak and took two lead ropes to walk the hills. Brett once again got the biggest workout as he put Wyatt on his shoulders while he yelled "Giddy up, Daddy" or "Ye Haw".
We returned to Grindelwald, one of Europe's oldest resorts, and settled into our room with a great view of the Eiger mountain. The ...
... composition-frame-color: rgba(77, 128, 180, 0.230469); -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; ">Then came the second explosion....which we had been expecting! Not quite so loud as it was now below us but we instinctively cuddled the mountain as a couple of small harmless stones bounced their way through the metal barriers, over which we continued to step under or over! I must admit I have never walked through so many barriers; in fact I cannot recall a path that took ...