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... and blue are the most popular shutter colours. And of course what is a Heidi House without window flower boxes bursting with vivid red geraniums or delicate trailing pelargoniums?
And it's not done for the tourists either. I've come to the conclusion that the Swiss just like things to be neat and pretty. I like their attitude!
Home to our chalet after this for cuppas and chit chat on the lounge while we watched night fall over Grindelwald.
What a great day ...
... and the air is crystal clear. A fresh snowfall on the higher slopes adds to the scene as well as making the air temperature very cold. I was the only hiker in the 8.45 am cable car and I'm the first person on the mountain and love the solitude. Not a person on the track in front nor behind.
It's a steady but not too difficult climb, but the scenery is so attractive it is hard not to stop for photographs. I do tend to take ...
Hard to leave this place where the owner greets us out front, where poppies bloom, and small snails with vibrant colored shells entertain Amelia. Where the dinner menu may include "Duo from sea bass and red snapper with champagne chives gravy on asparagus-strawberry stew and new potatoes with olive oil" as just one of many delicacies. Where soft comforters cover you while the cool mountain air comes through the open window, and the view of ...
... to view the north face of the Eiger and the view into the Grimmalwald Valley below. The scenery was incredible. Saw a st Bernard with a Swiss Guide. We walked the 21/2 hour trek back to WENGEN. So many windflowers along the road and in paddocks. A beautiful downhill walk. We were too tired to continue on to Lauterbrunnen and took the train back down the mountain. Graham had ...
... was it for the tour part, but we were able to have a little free time before lunch. John and I tried some freshly pressed apple juice from apples on the farm. It was very tart and very good.
We all had lunch (on our own) at the museum. There were several stands, and John and I each got riesenbratwurst and some fries along with radlers. John decided he does not like radler. And then Daniela produced an enormous Black Forest cake. It was delicious! ...