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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... yesterday’s hike. After lunch on the terrace of a mountain restaurant at Horntobe (1,994 m), and seeing it was my last day, I decided to hike via a 950 metre descent all the way back to Gstaad rather than take the easy way via cable car and train.
And with this wonderful day’s outing my three weeks of hiking in Switzerland involving some of my most enjoyable and challenging routes ever was at an end. ...
... to Wengen the snow had almost gone. We stopped in Wengen, the boys bought themselves a swiss army knife here which was very kindly engraved with their names for free. A very exciting purchase for them, Milly enjoyed looking at the shops with mum, and we wandered the town before catching out last train back to Lauterbrunnen.
Here we stopped for a hot drink in a very cool café, filed with Australian and American travellers. We were able ...
... the lake at the top called Oeschinensee, got some water from a waterfall that was comming from high up off the mountain, tasted pretty good! Writing this on the train back into Spiez, knackered! Maybe kayaking on the lake and a ferry trip to Brienz tomorrow, then ill be making my way up to Gimmelwald to stay in a mountain hostel high up in the sky ...
... to take a turn.
Since we were determined to pack lighter than we did for Italy a couple years ago (my back still aches from the thought of lugging those giant bags up all of the stairs in hotels that didn't have elevators,) we decided against packing our snow gear, opting instead to follow the advice of our guide book to either rent it or simply buy super cheap snow gear and donate it at the end of the trip. Note to future travelers: don't do ...
... During these "Oh ****!" moments I realize that I am in a foreign country and am not completely aware of my surroundings and I don't have a cell phone or a map and blah blah blah. They are not frightening moments by any means, but you kind of just think to yourself "Oh ****!" I quickly found the hostel and thoroughly enjoyed the sunset and beautiful mountains that surrounded me on my 30 minute stroll to Balmer's Herberge Hostel. ...