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... until we chose to tackle the Honegg trail, the very one I had tried days ago and decided it was not at all enjoyable. It was from my viewpoint a bad decision as I lost control on one of the very steep and icy slopes and had quite a heavy fall. That was embarrassing enough, but the bindings on one of my skis jammed and I couldn't get it back on.
As a result I had to walk down the mountain with my skis over ...
... comfort zone again!
Afterward we returned back to the hotel which is really cozy and nice where we had a good 3 hours before dinner. In this time all 3 of my roommates slept but I took the time to talk to people back home, hang out on our awesome balcony and do some reading. The quiet time was much needed after the emotional day.
... is getting worse each day and we don't know how we'll get it all home!! At least we can still fit into our jeans which is a miracle given the amount of food we consume each day!!
Anyway time to hit the sack...Pat has already turned in and I've still got to do battle with my suitcase!! We're off to Lake Como tomorrow and who knows...we might run into George Clooney!
... for a week Festivitiy in Luzern called Fasnacht. It is like Halloween but no candy and it lasts a week long. Apparently the festival is to either announce to the gods or something, that they want to get rid of winter, or to celebrate one last time before a fasting period begins. Not sure which is correct, but it is all about walking about in costumes for a week. The scene was hilarious as at 4:45am in the morning there were people, besides us, boarding the bus, ...
So here I am warming up by a made-up fireplace (barbecue leftovers) 1300m above sea level, and right under the watchful gaze of the Swiss alps. It really sounds incredibly romantic, and rightfully so, really enjoying the mountain scenery and the warmth emanating from the leftover charcoal from the barbie.
Yet, all these would not have been possible
if not for the exorbitant prices of food in Switzerland. A pasta costs like 35 sgd in a normal "swenson" ...