Hotel Alfa

Goppenstrasse 28, Leukerbad, Valais, Swiss Alps, CH-3954, Switzerland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Leukerbad

Mountain top, Valley, Waterfall inside Mountain

A travel blog entry by abi.latham

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... are if you goggle it; His sketch of Rivendell and a photo of the valley - very very similar, he referred to his travel in 1911 being the inspiration (he didn't state where specifically though), and the elfen name of Rivendell means 'loud water' which is the Swiss translation of the valley's name.
It was a very pleasant but long walk - just as well we ate all that lunch! It took us 3 hours including a stop at Trummelbach falls where you get a lift up part the way ...

Switzerland: A Winter Wonderland

A travel blog entry by dclites

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... in-between your legs- push forward to go and pull back to brake. You are then strapped in and explained directions in a almost un-understandable accent and told to "Go." After having some trouble figuring out the lever, you're off! You're gliding down a roller coaster-like metal pipe and zooming around corners feeling like you're going to fly off at any point. It was exhilarating and over way too soon. I would have done it over and over again but the line ...

The best day of my life, so far.

A travel blog entry by beckerworldtrip

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... proprietors of this chalet, and he was also a winter ski instructor. We talked for a while and he showed me pictures of when the restaurant sat beside a glacier twenty five years before. He didn’t blame it on global warming, he explained that glaciers descended and receded; that was the nature of glaciers. He seemed really interested in having me come back in the winter to be one of his ski instruction pupils, and he wanted to give me his cell phone number. ...

Soggy, but good!

A travel blog entry by chuckandmarysue

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... the hike around the falls is a wet hike anyway, so it didn't much matter! The falls are made up of ten glacier waterfalls from the runoff of the glaciers on the Eiger, the Monch and the Jungfrau. The falls are actually inside a mountain and run at 20,000 liters per second! We took a funicular up through a tunnel to the 6th set of falls, then walked up to the top and then back down. Each set of falls was amazing to see, ...

Some Thoughts on Driving

A travel blog entry by bergerhof

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... friends the Bolens, who were also leaving Zermatt that day. We took the train over to Tasch and found our cars and took off. Charlie and I were roaming around a bit yesterday, hoping to visit the small town of Binn in southern Switzerland. This town is the one that we had previously learned had voted some 30-40 years ago not to allow any development so as to preserve the historic nature of the town.

Driving to Binn we were struck by ...

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This hotel, located on Goppenstrasse 28, Leukerbad, is near Burgerbad.
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