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... you are at 8,000 feet, and you look up at the highest of the peaks,
up about 3,000 feet or so. Here in the Swiss alps, the valley floor is perhaps 2,000 feet, and you stand there looking up at an 11,000 foot peak and it seems more spectacular and impressive because you are looking up more than 9,000 feet!
Another interesting thing we have noticed is that in Bavaria the Germans thought it absolutely barbaric to eat ...
... find our own way until she decided to work with us, then at the first servo, filled up with petrol and bought a vignette. Back on the motorway, this was going to shorten our trip enough that we could make Lauterbrunnen tonight!
Fifteen kilometers up the road and we were on the road to Gruyeres. Passing a few towns, we suddenly realised that we'd unfortunately passed Gruyeres without realising.... Well, no turning back now, we continued up the ...
... leave the experience and photography for Murray, he did enjoy it and was overwhelmed by the share volume of water cascading through the rock face, "a good change from cathedrals!" were his words :)
This evening we enjoyed some typical Swiss fare, Raclette, lots of fresh food, veges in particular, that you cook on a grill and have with slices of melted Swiss cheese - ...
DAY 10 We boarded an early morning train from Brescia, Italy towards the spectacular alpine village of Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland. We arrived in Lauterbrunnen with our jaws agape, marveling at the incredible scenery, just in time to find one of the last available "cheap" rooms in town ($150... ouch!). We quickly caught a shuttle bus to Trummelbach Falls, a series of ten cascading falls eroded into a narrow, twisting, almost enclosed limestone gorge in the cliff above ...
... to the campground restaurant for dinner, and as I had mentioned it was Lauren's Birthday, we arrived to a beautiful (tacky) table laden with rose petals and spray painted rocks, compete with red candles and roses haha was a lovely touch. Enjoyed their local specialty Alplermacaroni (macaroni with apple sauce) which is delicious! Lo had the chicken and rosti, which is also a Swiss favourite. We went back to our room for some more wine, then decided to ...