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As it is rainy and cloudy today, we spent most of the day at the hotel, we did some much needed washing, (also Kaian is a bit sick so it was good to have a rest). Hopefully the weather is better tomorrow and then we can go up to the Jungfrau and to the ice palace! Here are a few photos I took yesterday when we arrived. Oh yeah, we had a lovely meal …
... only 4 km. We had our lunch there, just apples, banana and bread. A family of skiers shared the lodge, actually a station, and even young kids were fully-equipped!
We waited for half an hour for the next train up, and reached Junfraujoch just before 3. -18 outside, and all cloud. But we were quite lucky because when we got to Sphinx lookout (3571m) the sun just came out, and ...
... and I couldn't be more happy. I made it to Interlaken, Switzerland. I had to run and get another train ticket to Lauterbrunnen. Unless I buy the Swiss pass, I have to buy individual tickets to my final destination. This is ok. I won't be traveling by train enough to justify the cost of a Swiss pass. It would set me back at least 300 CH (315 USD). The train changes from high speed to a cogwheel train. These Choo Choo trains are able to climb steep inclines into the ...
... to Sulwald (1,540m) where the hike starts.
From Sulwald it is a 400 metre climb through the forest up to a beautiful little lake, the Sulsseeli. I rested here briefly before the really challenging 250 metre climb up to Sausegg (2,150m) and the pass over the mountain. This muddy, boggy climb was very difficult.
Then the real problems started. The same boggy surface seemed to cover ...
... spectacular views we thought we'd see where covered by cloud. Saw glimpses when the clouds parted but not much. Very pretty cold up there at 3??? Metres was about 7. A new James Bond exhibition had just opened in June so we went there. Amazing that it was free. It was very good with memorabilia from the film "on her majesty's secret service which had been filmed there. ...