Hotel Alpenblick Murren
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On our first day in Switzerland we headed up the mountain by cable car and then train to a little rustic mountain town called Murren. Murren is a car-free village and is Murren is the highest continually inhabited town in the area and is 1,650 m (5,413 ft.) high. Lots of hotels and restaurants and great views. In Murren, we caught another cable car to the Schilthorn/Piz Gloria ...
... wood pile in the country. They're all over the place, including odd spots in the middle of nowhere, and use different stacking. Needless to say, we have a lot of pictures of wood piles.
Toward the end of the hike, with amazing mountains on all sides, we saw a truly incredible sight. Cows with festive hats. Yes, it's true. We later found out that they do that when they bring the cows down from the alps to the ...
... were we glad we had our rented hiking boots on! It was chilly, -1 celsius. But the sun shone through and we saw incredible peaks, up close and personal!
We headed down about an hour and a half later to the valley floor, descending to 2500 ft. We then toured the Trummelbach Falls...a series of 10 waterfalls inside the mountain...we took an elevator about 2/3 of the way up and then meandered upward along the edge of the waterfall. It ...
... thought that the mountains in Idaho/Montana are some of the most beautiful mountains anywhere, but we all four agree, these are spectacular, they actually are so beautiful that they can bring a person to tears! Actually, Don, not our Don but the other Don in the group sang "How great thou art" while we were hiking and we all agreed, his presence here is all around!
Guten Nacht, another big hiking day tomorrow!
We love you,
Dar, Mary, Don and Cindy
... cafe and bought a little something from the gift shop. It turns out that Switzerland is a very expensive country -a small hot chocolate cost me over AU$5. Dinner that night, once again cooked by the on-site Topdeck chef, was traditional Swiss fondue and roast pork with vegetables. The events for that night were less than exciting than the day, however, as I decided to have an early night because a) I'm not a party person and b) I just really like sleep.