Hostellerie am Schwarzsee
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... spectacular views we thought we'd see where covered by cloud. Saw glimpses when the clouds parted but not much. Very pretty cold up there at 3??? Metres was about 7. A new James Bond exhibition had just opened in June so we went there. Amazing that it was free. It was very good with memorabilia from the film "on her majesty's secret service which had been filmed there. ...
... down over the safety bar, and it was a plastic shield that kept the wind and cold away. It wasn't really even that's cold, but it was really cool to see this and honestly an amazing invention that we need to bring to America. On that lift we met this extremely friendly and well-spoken 14 year girl who lives in Interlaken. She was telling us how they were practicing for a race they had on Sunday, and also that she spoke three languages. She started English in ...
... unusual for me, and we landed in Zurich around 9:15 am and I went on through immigration and customs, I went to a shop in the airport to get a sim card for my phone for Internet access and then was off to get my Swiss train pass validated and then boarded a train heading to Lucerne, on my way to Lauterbrunnen, my home for the next 6 days. In Lucerne I got out and found the toilet and got a sandwich and a pop for the remainder of the three hour trip. It was ...
... but rain, and it is raining hard. We hope to make an evening meal here in our hostel this evening and get to bed early. Tomorrow is still up in the air as Keith has to register for his McGill courses from here in Switzerland, and he has to do it tomorrow! The staff at this hostel are friendly, the rooms are large, and our room mates are friendly and are from Australia and Korea.
I'll post a few pictures now.
... all rocks and no grass, so alas, no bells or cows to urge us on. However after about an hour we could suddenly hear their music coming up from the valley. Met a couple of nice people on the route and had absolutely beautiful vistas the whole way, ending up at "Spielbodenalp" about an hour out of Murren for a beer and wurst snack.
The final hour was spent in the pouring rain - well you can't have everything perfect!
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking