Hotel Brienzerburli And Lowen
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... lunch at The Tea Room at Hotel Waltz, Brienz. It was really lovely there overlooking Brienzersee. The water is so green & clear because of the melting snow feeding it. The Mountains overlooking it are just superb ( or have I mentioned that before :) I decided that this time I would have a cup of tea, instead of the Swiss Style Hot Chocolate. You should have seen the size of the cup, dwarfed the cup of ...
... our options for the day, went back to bed for a an hour intending to stay for the day but then rugged up and set off south. This was an excellent opportunity to try out our new heated jackets and gloves.
Plugging in and setting off we relished the feeling of riding in the rain essentially wrapped up in an electric blanket.
Apart from being drenched (stupid jacket waterproof liners are no longer waterproof after a whole six months and not that much ...
... upwards the line twists and turns hugging the cliffs above the
beautiful lake below. The views from up here are simply beautiful and the camera
shutters are going non stop.
Finally we are above the tree line and looking up at the cliffs above we
cannot help but notice a few kind of cave holes in the edge of the cliffs. We
are already about 1000m up above the lake but looking at these cliffs and the
caves above one simply wonders what can possibly be ...
... our reserved seat on the Zurich to Lucerne train. There was no need for concern though, as we pulled into Zurich the screen in our little compartment lit up with all the connection information, including which platform the Lucerne train would be leaving from. It was only two platforms away, so we quickly boarded the next train for the short journey (less than an hour) to Lucerne.
Once we left Lucerne station ...
... to Johnny the tradition of Kings Bread in Switzerland. Kings bread is a dessert that consists of multiple rolls baked together. The beginning of January these rolls are bought and shared. Each person gets to tear off their own roll. Baked in one of them is a little clay figurine. The person who gets the figurine is said to be the King/Queen for the day! Johnny didn't want to par take in the tradition with me, so alone I chose my first roll to eat. What are ...