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... mountain and the workers who built it, some of whom died doing so.
"Eis Palast" is a fantasy world of a different sort. Here the caves have been coated with ice and you glide your way around various ice sculpture displays and maze-like inner tunnels. It was a good reminder that we were actually inside the peak of a mountain, something that is easy to forget as you wind your way around the massive complex. Every time we remembered this we were blown away again at the feats ...
... it out of the passageway. No hands washing either. We have really been amazed by the Europeans and their dogs. There seems to be an expectation that the dog will go everywhere with the owner. After a leisurely meal and some people watching we did the walk back to the station.
We were back home by 3:40 - time for snoozing and reading.
Around 8:00 we went across the road to Hotel Jungfrau for a bite to eat. ...
... Pub are attached, so you can see for yourself. It actually reminded me a lot of the old school Mama Goldberg’s.
Anyway, we had a lovely afternoon, and chatted with a sweet couple who claimed to be from Texas, and I quote, “damn proud of it.” They were on what sounded like an awesome European cruise, which started in Amsterdam, wherein they stop and stay a few nights in different cities.
We got on the road back to Wilderswil, and stopped at ...
... We stopped at the various stations along the way until we got
to the final station. Here we got out and had to transfer to the cog
train. This train went up into a tunnel and stopped at 9400 feet and
10300 feet, where we had a few minutes to have a look at the viewing
platforms. By now I had put by warm clothes on
Once we arrived at the mountain station it was
free time all day. First up I posted a postcard at the post ...
... weather but unfortunately my budget wasn't as enthusiastic as I was when it came to all the activities. My limited funds did permit a high ropes course, mountain bike hire for a day and as much hiking as time permitted (free). The high ropes course was phenomenal and I felt like I was an Avatar leaping between the trees 20m above the ground. My day on the mountain bike was very grueling but ...