Hostellerie am Schwarzsee
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking
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... the world, but we decided we can paraglide/hang glide/raft/canyon/skydive in other places we'll go someday and are saving our Swiss francs for a special train ride not covered by our rail pass.
So Interlaken's been a bit of an extended burn day. We had a great sleep after the mountain air cooled off with the rain and we have an awesome group of roommates at our chalet-style hostel. They've all just come from our next few stops, ...
... how beautiful it is and I have so many amazing pictures it is tough to choose which ones to put on here. I have to put a caption with each picture in order to post them so I typed something in there, but the pictures speak for themselves!
When I got in on Monday the weather was pretty cold and rainy. I got picked up for my hang gliding but it ended up getting canceled due to wind. That ended up being a good thing, I went the next morning at 8:00 and it ...
... various parts of Germany. We reached Basel early in the morning and decided to take a 4 day youth pass for our Easter break :)
On the way to Interlaken (where we had booked out room) we saw gorgeous valley and hillocks. Interlaken name stems from the geographical location between two lakes. these are Lake Thun (west) and Lake Brienz (east). We reached Interlaken after a 3 hour train journey. It didn't take much time to find our Hostel. ...
... knives, and watches!
Due to our delay, we ended up getting into our hostel (Balmer's) quite late, around midnight. However, as luck (good or bad, depending on your perspective) would have it, the town's best bar was just a short staircase walk down to the basement!
The next morning, we climbed out of our bodybags and awoke to a gloomy day. It was a bit of a damper, but we decided to make the best out of it, ...
... parachuting down. It was an experience in itself.
At 50 feet from the ground, my guy did a rapid turn at like 50 miles per hour right toward the ground. He then leveled out at ten feet above the ground and gave us a nice, smooth butt slide landing.
Incredible! Number 1 on my bucket list and it was awesome! It was better than I could ever imagine and it was more of an experience than I expected.