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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Today we left the buzz of the city and throngs of tourists behind and headed for the hills. Five hours later we settled in a lovely little town high in the alpine with a breathtaking view of the surrounding mountains and valley below. And yes, the water was ...
... over some pics of when mum and Carole were living together and discussing how mum had played a bit of a part in the story of how she and Luigi met and ended up together. And then how after travelling to South Africa and meeting Bruce (dad) they had both visited her and Luigi in Switzerland (and how Luigi called Bruce "Bruchie" - the italian way to pronounce his name!). Carole then brought out some photos for us to look over, including ...
... as a birthday pressie. This included hot showers and standing room, what a treat! To get there we had to catch a cable car to the vehicle free village of Gimmelwald. This is where we really fell in love with Switzerland. Set high amongst the Bernese Alps with the Eiger, Monch and Juangfrau (all famous 4000m+ peaks that stupid people climb) in view it was a spectacular scene. The family run hostel was a treat and we spent the next ...
... check saw 4 degrees and rain as happening there at that moment.
The alternative Susten pass around the northern end of the Sustenhorn reaches 2300 meters, it was 6 degrees but dry. After putting on all the warm and rain clothes I own, I set off at 5.15 pm not knowing if this would be a bad decision.
The road took me above the tree line and high up into the clouds. Past sheer drops offs of hundreds of meters and windy ...
... are only open to the public one day a year - today! Lots of folk in beautiful national dress and flags everywhere. Bands playing in the grounds, then the parade of the band, scouts, the parliamentarians and the whole Royal Family down to the speech area. Prince Hans-Adam II, his wife, four adult children and numerous grandchildren. Great national spirit - men in suits with ties, badges, insignia, sashes, ...