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... are the world's only glacier waterfalls that are
accessible underground by lift, galleries, tunnels, paths and platforms.
They alone carry the meltwater of the glaciers from the Jungfrau down
to the valley - up to 20,000 liters of water per second. The water
carries with it over 20,000 tons of boulders and scree per year and
causes the entire mountain to shudder and make a thundering noise.'
... for the farmers to do on the long dark winters, of course, boys being boys there was a bit of "mine is better than yours" so began the tradition of elaborate carved work .
Lunch was of course Black Forest cake ( and a hamburger and chips). Bern had warned is that real Black Forest cake that is here may be drier than we get at home. Obviously we have good Black Forest cake everywhere I have ...
... and once we had arrived in Zurich we had to then catch the train for the hour plus ride to Lucerne. After boarding the train that had very little room for our luggage we settled in for the train ride and arrived in Lucerne worse for wear but looking forward to catching up with Beaver's good friend Huggy..We arranged for Huggy to pick us up out the front of Lucerne Railway Station and because of the large volume of our luggage Sheila commented that it would be funny if Huggy ...
... Desperate times call for desperate measures and this was one of those times. Don't judge me.
By the time I got to the end of the toll road I was in a complete white out of fog. I was speeding along and the next thing I know without any warning at all, the toll booths magically appear out of the fog. I had to swerve over 4 lanes to the shoulder to pull over so I could put the duct tape on my license plate. Once the duct tape was on I had to ...
... have a few days to explore this area. Perfect warm weather up here. Interesting sign up the top about thunderstorms advising to get inside, or crouch because of high lightening strike risk. Back down - I chose to avoid being upstairs in the open but Anne and Debbie were back up there loving it. As we came back down into the mist the cables disappeared into nothingness ... Not a nice feeling. Waiting in the village below Anne spots a kiwi fruit vine in ...