Hotel Jagerhof - Hubertus
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... peak of 4000m or more.There are no cars, (except electric powered ones and horse drawn buggies) at Zermatt, and the village can be reached by train only. Walkers enjoy the many mountain tracks in summer time , and it is a paradise for skiers in winter time.
Taking the cable car, we climbed to the Stockhorn (3532m) to enjoy the fantastic view of the Matterhorn (4478m) and other peaks well above 4000m.
The cameras ran hot taking ...
... our final stop.
Lauterbrunnen sits at the base of one of the many valleys in the Swiss Alps, the most well-known landmark nearby is the Jungfrau summit. Fortunately the rain in Zurich the night before had been worth it, Lauterbrunnen was covered in a fresh layer of powder (20-30cm), but given it was spring it wasn’t overly cold. We had heard it’s impossible to take a bad photo in this place and it ...
... and I could see the Alps and the snow looming in the not too distant horizon.
Arrived in Interlaken Oust and the brand spanking new YHA - very modern and eco-friendly - was about 100 metres from the station. The front is floor to ceiling glass - double glazed - and it was actually a little hot inside for my liking but the lift was definitely welcomed. You get a key card for the door but you also swipe it over the locker to lock and unlock. All the lights in the corridors and loos ...
... so late...eleven! We had to go through a really dark tunnel - spooky. Luckily I had my handy, dandy little flashlight (thanks for insisting, Mom!). We were exhausted when we got back, practically falling asleep over our pizza. Switzerland is beautiful. Maybe I will have to return in the winter to tackle Jungfrau (the top of Europe!)?
p.s...The chocolate is as good as you hear it is!
... kitchen, Jack woops
me in chess. We walk the town, window
shop, nurse drinks at a fancy restaurant that has a good view of the Para
gliders and get some free crackers because the waitress feels sorry for us I
think. We are ever vigilant for marauding
Gypsy pickpockets but so far Switzerland is pretty mellow and safe but we are
trying to be ready. We probably look
very vulnerable but we are just getting started. Great day, beautiful ...