Hotel Restaurant Alpina Grindelwald
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... Finally around the corner we reached our lunch destination of Walspitz (although it was 4:10pm by then!)
Man in the restaurant was friendly and helpful and told us we really needed to make the cable car from Bort (last one at a stretch departs at 5:20pm) or we would have to walk the entire way back into Grindelwald - about a 2 hour walk!
The sign said about 40mins from here to Bort but he looked at our group and said "allow an hour".
... a whiteout. So there would have been at least 5,000 disappointed tourists!
My new hotel is the Parkhotel Schoenegg, Grindelwald where I've stayed previously. No sooner had I unpacked than Helen and John arrived. It was great to see them. It has been a little lonely over here. We caught the cable car part way up the mountain behind the hotel to Bort and as well as enjoy the fabulous views, we had and very good meal and a good catch up chat at the ...
... start their day at 5AM and end at 8PM. They make three to four thousand pounds of cheese in a ten week time period. We were impressed!
Our next stop was just a short ride down the road where Hugo greeted us after we rode by his fancy goat barn. He is an accomplished carpenter and this wood structure had varying height deep shelves where the goats perch or rest. Their funny faces and curled horns were a sight. Hugo prepared our ...
... pink shirt was now dark pink and thoroughly damp. It was pretty clear that the traditional Mannlichen track wound across to the right, but it was closed off with a barricade and I think the track we were on had been temporarily cut as there is only one track shown on the maps. After a short rest as the words "mussen laufen" were still ringing in my ears, we carried on. It got steeper and steeper as it wove in and out of the avalanche barriers!!
The last two days it feels like I have finally reached my final resting place, I have been searching for all my life. Pictures do not do justice to this 360 degrees panorama, and as the Swiss do they have cable-cars, gondolas & trains to every height imaginable. My images of the real Switzerland are finally reality. Although I like Geneva it ...