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Travel Blogs from Saas Grund
... us up. We took the Gornergrat train up to almost 3000m (almost 9000ft). From there we walked approx 10 minutes to the Iglu village. It is very fancy with a nice ice-bar, restaurant in the iglu. All the rooms have different ice-carvings. My Swisscard friends had booked us a romantic-room. We had a giant whale above our bed. The next surprise was the apéro with Champagne, cheese, meet and bread. The cheese fondue was served as dinner at ...
... combination and color, cow bells, lederhosen (yes, lederhosen). We were sure to stop for Swiss chocolate and Swiss cheese to enjoy on the train back. Fun fact about Switzerland, although smack in the middle of Europe, they are not part of the European Union. Thus we were a little surpised to pay in Euros and receive Franks in return. Good thing we payed in small ...
... cutting it close in order to catch the 11.25 train.
... good job even though the cramp in my hands took about an hour to wear off.
After braving the descent we set off on our way towards
Locarno but decided to stop for the night at a place called Saas Grund. Saas
Grund is a mountain village situated 1559 meters above sea level and is very
picturesque. The road there was also quite interesting, being narrow and steep.
A quick braai for supper and an early well deserved night.
... After lunch JJ tried out one of his birthday gifts. He has some 'run slides' which attach to shoes and can be used to slide on snow. We moved to the slope at the side of the restaurant and tried them out. JJ found them quite tiring but good fun. After this we headed back down the hill on the gondola to get back to the hotel.
At the bottom of the hill I went to the ski pass office. I had been told that it is cheaper to extend the pass rather than buy a day pass so ...