Hotel Eiger Grindelwald
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... we get to step right back into Fantasy Land here. There are gold chandeliers embedded with gems, a grotto and waterfall, the walls and ceilings of the castle are covered in painted scenes of operas written by the German composer, Richard Wagner (no cameras allowed). Now here's the gos, Ludwig never married but he and Wagner had a "special" relationship! Anyway, the long and short of it was ...
... all rushing to be first everywhere. They get so frantic! Jeff and I both had to give a couple a hard shove and a telling off a few times as they were nearly bowling Bev over! And you know, it's the women who are the rudest.
It's also a very poular spot for Indian tourists. There's even a curry van in the cable car waiting area at the bottom. A bit odd we thought, then when we got up the top there was a Bollywood cutout of Shahrukh Khan and some lady ...
... locomotive. This machine did not really
have a cab as such but one is actually inside a body placed over a large
mechanical machine. All the machinery from motors, brakes etc were all open to
be seen. The equipment in here was all original and extremely old. The controls
simply consisted of forward/reverse, a mighty large power handle which took two
hands to operate and two large mechanically worked brake handles. It was just
amazing to see all this ...
... here for lunch. There was a toilet with the best view ever, Josh liked that even the toilet had a "wooden theme" like the homes in Switzerland. The kids and ro built a snowman and Josh and Lachy kept falling over in the snow, Lachy even buried Josh in the snow but he didn’t stay there for long. It was hard to leave but wet feet spurred us to get moving again so they could warm up.
The walk back was a little quicker. Ro introduced a new rule which was that the ...
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