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Today, there was heavy rain and thunder in the mountains for much of the day.
I'm struggling to access hotel's Internet signals, in order to write this blog. Their internet is very slow, and occasionally loose signals all together! Really frustrating!!
On a positive note, the weather is set to improve for the next couple of days, so today is a good time to plan our next ...
... that the other family were visiting, so we decided to end their stay on a high and visited a tiny village on top of a mountain, where we walked through the forest in deep snow (like, a foot and a half of proper snow! AAAH!) to a 40m high lookout tower, from which we could see views of the mountains all around us! Sadly the weather was very overcast, so we only really saw trees, but the views were still gorgeous and I took some lovely photos which I shall put ...
... a drop off and instead of falling, I was flying. The mess was over. There isn't a more incredible feeling than flying. It's a magical feeling that's hard to imagine through the mere words I have written here.
I was up in the air for around 10-15 minutes however it felt much shorter. By the time it was time to land, I felt like I was only in the air for 5 minutes. It was over faster than I could imagine. Landing was...tricky. The goal was to get into ...
... mountains, sitting in the sunshine and the clear waters. After some time of contemplation and the obligatory photos, we started the main leg of the classic alpine walk, which frustratingly was consistently uphill for about 45 minutes; now the breaks for 'view gazing' were more frequent and sometimes it was just simply because I was absolutely buggered. Mark was bounding along tirelessly as he does, but I won't dwell on that too much.
This was again however like the type of ...
... got that and a
couple beers. For some reason I felt really tired, so I went back to the
hostel for bed.
Day 28 - Interlaken:
Got up fairly early and
packed up. Went downstairs and checked out. Saw the guy from the
paragliding, so asked him about the electric bike he told me to get. He
told me to do this huge loop, going way up into the mountains and coming
down the other side and around the lake. It was about 50 miles. I felt