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 ...
... 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 ...
... great minds went into this baby. Not cheap, but well worth every penny! If you are over here in Switzerland, it's a "must do" item!
Back to our hotel, picked up our luggage and headed back to the train station for a trip to Lucerne, or as they spell it Luzern. The route we took just complemented our Jungfrau journey from this morning with more mountains, waterfalls, huge lakes and quaint Swiss villages. Fabulous ...
... Pilatus (2132m). Unfortunately the last stage was not running because of wind. Unfortunately the peak was covered by cloud however it had stopped raining. We had lunch at the cable car interchange, and could see the cars bring people down and finally no cars at all. This meant we had time to get a local bus to the Lion Monument This is carved into a rock face which is in a local park
We had a lovely sit down dinner at the hotel since ...
We took one of the most beautiful train rides in the world: the Golden Pass Panoramic Train from Montreux to Interlaken to Luzern.
In Luzern one of the things we saw was the Lion Monument- quote from Mark Twain:
The Lion lies in his lair in the perpendicular face of a low cliff — for he is carved from the living rock of the cliff. His size is colossal, his attitude is noble. His head is bowed, the broken spear is sticking in his shoulder, his protecting paw ...