Travel Blogs from Grindelwald
... been enjoying the coffees we have had in Europe; they seem to be very full bodied, dark roast aroma types which I love. With every cup comes a local biscuit...without exception. This was the same in Germany.
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... number of times en route to take more shots of the scenic area above the town.
We now had a choice of two routes to take to ride to Grindlewald. We had the most scenic route over Susten Pass which I had my dough’s of being open as every other time I had tried it was closed with snow and that was even in midsummer. The 2nd route was via the more main route of the two and via Furka Pass.
As we passed through Andermatt we thought we would stop at the ...
... section is truly breathtaking!! As the train winds its way up the very steep grade towards the next station of Eigerwand at 2865m the half way station below looks more like a small dot in the snow.
Soon it all falls into darkness as we enter an extremely long and winding tunnel which must be quite a few miles long as it takes about 20 minutes to reach the top of the mountain from 1st entering the tunnel. However, it’s not all sitting looking at the dark tunnel ...
... for a landing, and the green of it all next to the magnificent white alps to the south is just amazing.
Arriving at the top we took off on a walk to Grosse Scheidegg, where we knew a “hutte” awaited us. (Susette, this is the opposite way than the trail/road to the Bachalpsee that you took that was so beautiful.) (And, Dick and Anna, we thought of you as we rode past the zipline....still didn't get up the gumption to do that!) ...