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- Continental Breakfast
- High-speed internet in room
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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... and the streets are crazy. We can't figure out if it is always like this, or the Swiss National Day holiday has something to do with it. After a little difficulty with parking, we finally check into the Hotel Excelsior and settle in for the night. The hotel room is very dated, and has no air conditioning, but it's a good place to get some rest before another long drive tomorrow! We will see Geneva in the ...
I missed my train! Argh. The train station was so busy I couldn't find my way to that correct platform in time. I arrived just as it was pulling away. For a moment, I thought about running and jumping on the train, but being there's national police with semi-automatics walking around, I figured that would not be a smart idea. Unfortunately the train ticket I purchased ahead of time was non-refundable so I had to pay for a new ticket. :-/ So I wait at the station for 1.5 hrs ...
... a cable car up to Grutschalp, another train to Murren, then finally a funicular up to Allmendhubel (about 2000 metres). I then completed a hike they've termed the North Face Walk because the north face of the Eiger is constantly in view as are a spectacular array of other peaks across the valley. The weather was much warmer and the track was 300/400 metres lower than yesterday's and therefore well below the ...
... We spent a bit of time there each day enjoying the different pies. The evening was spent in our little cabin enjoying a drink and some Swiss chocolate.
The next morning we woke to the same, if not worse weather. It was cold, cloudy, and rained on and off all day. We wanted to go up the Shilthorn which is the 2nd highest accessible mountain in Swiss alps. you need clear weather to go up otherwise you will not see anything, ...
... the various costumed bands interweave through the old town. It was easy to see lots of them, since all you had to do was listen, and follow the music. It was snowing as well that morning so it made everything very cool!
After seeing a ton of men in bunny, girafe, and lion one piece outfits, I thought to myself that this would not be very common for North American men. Not sure that they would ever wear a furry one piecer out in public! A masculinity ...