Hotel Garni Bergheimat
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We left our hotel after a nice breakfast in house and headed for the Simplonpass which took us from Switzerland to Italy through the Swiss/ Italian Alps. The pass could only be described as breathtaking. We encountered very heavy rain which unfortunately obscured magnificent views of snow capped mountains, melt fed waterfalls and deep valleys with captured clouds hiding lush farming land. Lightening and thunder also provided interesting diversity in an ...
... to Jungfrau are full
and people must please wait for the next services as these ones are ready to
Finally we find our coach marked RTC (Railway Touring Company) but notice
it is already filled with people and so its time to get them off. It seemed
there was a bit of confusion with their tour guide and that he misread the label
on the side of the coach. As I say above it was labelled RTC but this poor tour
guide read it as ATC which is ...
... that we chatted to for about 30 min on the walk). Murren is a lovely little village, most of the buildings are made of wood and decorated with carving and motifs. After an ice-cream we headed back down to Stechelberg, once again by cable car, then to Chalet Barli our home away from home.
Wendy who owns the apartment has been planting up her planter boxes and we noticed that ...
... for the chair lift station which looked in a slight state of disrepair - put it like this, we did not stand for long on its viewing platform - the corroded rebar and concrete looked a little menacing. It was absolutely freezing at the top; fortunately we were carrying full thermal kit, which I proceeded to exchange for my Tshirt, now wet from effort. Replacing my equally damp fleece with a thicker one, I lifted my head to the view.
On both ...
... entire time I sat there, only 4 other hikers made it up to enjoy the view. The way back proved much easier, being mostly down hill. And the views were almost equally rewarding, being able to see what was previously at my back. After I got back, I made it an early night. Though I did interrupt dinner to help John corral some chickens who had escaped from their pens. The next morning I rode the car back down to the valley floor, made my way down to ...