Travel Blogs from Brig
Today we left with Renee for her 10:15 am class. She showed us her school very briefly. It is a modern school, built in the last three years, that doesn’t fit very well with the rest of the picturesque town. Lisa and I took the 10:55am train from Lucerne to Interlaken. We used our last Eurail pass for this trip because it makes more sense to buy the one-way ticket to Zurich tomorrow and use the Eurail for the round-trip today. The perk ...
... of the mountains around us and a thick layer of snow on everything. We spent this day travelling up the 'Top of Europe' with amazing views.. That unfortunately we were unable to see because of the weather.. All well, we got to go into an ice palace and the views on the way back made up for it. We had snowball fights, made snow angels, bought Swiss Army knives, ate traditional fondu, celebrated Matt and Jaz ...
... into a beautiful little country town. There were flowers over the bridge, a nice little canal with a boat, a market selling clothing and fresh produce, the coffee shop had nice coffee for a change, and pretty cheap too. I bought some postcards, write them out at the coffee shop, but when I went to post office it had just closed. Apparently most stuff around here closes at 12:30pm and reopens around 2:00pm. This was no problem, it was nice to sit back and relax in this quaint ...
... portion of the ride. I think we were out another 140 Swiss Francs (almost $140 CAD). Ok...
The web site had said that with first class you have a meal included... but maybe they meant that you had the opportunity to have a meal... for another (about) 100 Francs. Now the meal was VERY good, and the service was VERY good, but really, for an afternoon setting us back $300+, it had better be.
We had what I thought were very good seats, at the end of the car, facing the direction ...
... thanked us and went back to preparing the room she had been getting ready for her next guests instead of going down the stairs to see/count the cash. We were ready to go, all our stuff packed, headig to the train station, and she blissfully trusted that the full payment was there, and had even handed us a recipt as we left.
After my past few months of getting burned big by a certain pair of cheats to the tune of almost 100 times the amount in question, I ...
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