Hotel Glacier du Rhone
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- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... with colored sand, flowers, and fruit. The villagers, young and old, were busy working their way down the street creating the designs as they went. It was highly impressive. After admiring the artwork, I ran over to the station to just catch the train to neighboring Vernazza. Arriving in Vernazza I walked down to the harbor, where most of the crowds had already dissipated for the evening. On the pier it was just me and two local fishermen ...
... we ascended. The grass thinned. The valley fell away to steep, stoney inclines, and the jagged, snow-laden peaks above us grew closer.
Although the train to Jungfrau is a little pricey at around 150 pounds for a return ticket (with a small discount if you have Swiss pass) it is defiantly worth climbing its 4158 meters. The train station at the top (the highest in Europe may I add) is actually inside the mountain, which has been hollowed out to ...
We woke up and had breakfast at 8am - Swiss bread with jam/nutella etc and coffee. We then helped feed and move the animals. We left at around 9.30am and headed south, first of all through nearby Nunningen, then bypass Berne and passing along the side of Lakes Thun and Brienz before winding our way up the passes to Totensee at the top of Grimselpass. We had picnic lunch at the top (2500m) where there were some marmots. There were also little patches of snow ...
I woke up in Lauterbrunnen Switzerland to the sound of a tuba player practicing his tuba. I think I actually said out load, "A tuba? You're kidding right?" It turns out a Triathlon was coming through Lauterbrunnen and the town arranged for a marching band to signify the event.
Had breakfast. Packed up. Bought some Swiss souvenirs for Katie.
Rather than get back on the autobahn, we take the winding scenic road up the mountain on our way to Italy. We ...
... Gletscher (lower Grindelwald glacier). After a short lunch and geography lesson on glaciation from Mr. Oates we set back down the path towards the luge. After about five runs each (with a fastest time of 54.5 seconds set by yours truly) we took the cable car back down into town and spent the rest of the day chilling at the hostel playing table tennis or shopping in town. It was pretty ...