Hotel Alpine Lodge Gstaad - Saanen
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... out and before too long we turned down the valley toward the Schilthornhutte - I never thought that the ground down here would be so shaley - there was a fine coating of slivers of rock everywhere and it moved almost every time you put a foot down. But the sheep who were up here were still managing a good footing - similar to the cows down below the sheep also have little bells to help the farmers find them! After a good period of time we made it to the hutte and were delighted ...
Today started out rainy and cold again today with most of us dressed in various forms of cold-weather and rain gear. We postponed leaving the hotel until about 9:30 hoping the rain would let up. When we finally left, the rain was steady but not a downpour. Shortly, we came to a major hill -- with up to a 20% grade. We were not the only ones to walk up that hill. Shortly after reaching the plateau at the top, Tim managed to blow a tire riding over some gravel, so changing a tire ...
... and did not feel like it got up to 80km/h. I would have loved to do it again, if we weren’t in Switzerland where everything is expensive.
Touching down we rode the gondola up to the peak again to walk down to a mid-station before riding the gondola back to the base in search of cheese fondue. Our first request for the best fondue was met with a ‘you must be a tourist’ look as we were told it was not the season for fondue so not many restaurants ...
... of school children on their way somewhere. This town was tiny and we couldn't work out where their school was but thought we’d like to see a Swiss school.
Down the mountain now to Geneva. The view of the Lake form high was great, the city itself was interesting for a quick drive by but not somewhere we were enticed to stay in for very long. We had a quick stroll by the lake and took some photos. The buildings were lovely although quite ...
Switzerland was known to have been inhabited around the third century. Although Switzerland has always been a neutral country, it has a large army, and is an economic power house. As a Swiss citizen, it is required to train in the military for at least 260 days and to be in the army reserves for at least 10 years. The Swiss seem to be somewhat paranoid when it comes to war. The government ...