Hotel Alpine Lodge Gstaad - Saanen
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... since my visit who tell me how lucky I was to get such regular views of the Matterhorn. Many of them have been to Zermatt but never seen the Matterhorn.
At the station I’m pleased to see the first of my four train trips to get to Gstaad will be on the Glacier Express. For nostalgic reasons this was nice as 30 years earlier when returning from my two year term with Coopers &Lybrand , ...
... to bid us farewell. Sweet lady.
The train ride to Lauterbrunnen from Appenzell is about 5 1/2 hours, but we decided to stop in Luzern for a couple of hours. Spring is in full swing and the people seem to be very excited to be out enjoying the warmer temperatures and blooming flowers. The streets of Luzern were full and we were lucky to get a table at a cafe that was under some shade and felt the gears had changed from the pace of Appenzell. The food was ...
... especially crashing into each other!
Particularly cute are the Swiss cottages and chalets, with beautifully carved wooden fretwork and sweet window boxes full of red geraniums. We have loved our hot chocolate stops in Grindelwald, Klein Scheidegg, Bort and Gimmerwald - soaking up the views and resting our jelly legs after a long hikes. Gimmewald had a unique offering called a Heidi - hot chocolate with Creme de Menthe - delicious!
... discount. We started on a pretty tight budget and the unexpected costs are really starting to add up. We woke up the next morning very excited to see blue skies. We started off by taking a cable car and train up to Mürren. As soon as we left the valley floor, we were greeted by spectacular views of the three peaks. We had decided that we would take the cable car up to the Schilthorn (the other major excursion besides the Jungfraujoch - but for closer to half the price) if it was ...
... fondue for dinner tonight! I went out with a girl from the hostel and a couple of guys she had met that are staying there too and we got some food. One of them wasn't a fan of the cheese fondue though, so we stopped at a market and I got some Swiss chocolate! Yummy! Tomorrow they asked if I want to go to some mountain that's in the area, so I think I might do that and explore the town a bit before leaving on Sunday.
Anyway, off to bed soon, auf wiedersehen for ...