Grand Hotel National
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... all played around in it, got our selfies and group shots and then quickly shuffled into the cafe where not many people bought items due to the shock of prices. I went back out to play in the snow again for a bit with a few other people, because how many times can you say you played in the snow on the Swiss alps!? We spent about and hour on the top of the mountain all together. On the way back down we caught the train half way then the cable car. ...
My name is Amine and I am free. I just graduated from my PhD program and I am ready for a 3 months adventure in Southeast Asia ! I am leaving on November 10th and this will be my first backpacking experience ever.
My first post covers the travel preparations. Since I never backpacked, I basically needed to buy or get from friends almost everything. I used to live in Montreal but just recently moved to Switzerland (like 10 ...
... 2 hotels. It is popular with hikers in summer and winter. There is no skiing there. We could clearly see the alps with their permanent cover of snow and even a mountain with a glacier. Eiger is the pyramid shaped mountain and Titlis is the one with the glacier with the sheer face on the left of a photo. It was a fantastic ride up in the train. There was cloud cover at the bottom and as we ascended we went through the clouds. It ...
... was clearly a horn player of some kind because he added a flourish and everything. I returned to my seat with my "prize", you guessed it two Ricola cough drops.
While he was up there, I was so excited to get a hilarious video of him, so I sat poised to capture every second of it. Just when it was his turn, my battery died!!!! Ugh!!!! Luckily, Courtney got some photos, so we'll be including those when she sends them. :)
The show went on with a ...
... views from the summit were not to be seen today. On the way up even though we could not see them, we could hear the cows by the bells they were wearing. We passed a railway car coming down, which was empty, and I am glad they have these cars geared, or if it had jumped the tracks it would have broken the land speed record on its descent. Even though it is summer, there was still plenty of snow to be seen, but it wasn't ...