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... experience though, something you have to try while you are in town. Speaking of in town, it seems most restaurants here even charge for tap water. The running rate, 1.25 per small glass, no ice, filled up right at the faucet.
Tomorrow should bring my first cable car ride. Hopefully, we will have good weather, if not we will take off on the train to another place lower down the valley.
... Walkers who didn't have poles, and there were lots, were slipping and sliding dangerously close to some sheer drops.
The walk took me about 3 hours and it was 3 hours of pure enjoyment. The air was crisply cold despite the full sunshine. The physical challenge particularly due to the snow and the icy track, the fact the steep mountains dominate and seemingly overpower all around them and the stunningly beautiful scenery made for a very exhilarating time. ...
... three highest mountains, Eiger, Monch, and Jungfrau, which are covered in eye-blindingly white snow, ice, and glaciers that stand out against a deep blue sky.
Our hotel, the Alpenrose, is about is picturesque as it gets. We have a balcony with a decorative cut-out design and three window boxes of geraniums. We look across a small valley at a scary bergbahn that goes straight up a mountain to one of the ...
... for Grindelwald arrives and I got the seat right behind the driver. As its all glass, one can see right down the track ahead and only then does one realize just how steep some of these gradients really are. The line simply just disappears over the side of the mountain at some points.
Back at Grindelwald and its time to pack all my camera gear back into the small space I have on my bike. A quick ride around Grindelwald itself and then off back down the road in search of ...
... log cabins were dotted around the area, including our hostel for the night. The inside of the hostel was cosy and inviting. It was somewhat reminiscent of Mr Tumnus’ house in the Chronicles of Narnia with a huge log fire set in the corner of the lounge.
As I walked outside after leaving our bags I was somewhat surprised to find that most people got around using skis. It often proved quite treacherous as skis don’t make much noise and I ...