TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Wetterhorn Grindelwald
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... about 16km or so and so I gave that a miss.
With no sign of any other way down this mountain I headed back to the
station and just as luck would have it a train arrived just as I got
Once again the journey back down this mountain was simply breath-taking
with sights one just cannot believe. How they ever built these lines I just do
not know as the engineering is amazing.
The clouds were now rolling in and the wonderful hot sunshine was now ...
... took an hour and a half and we made our way through several tunnels, each time feeling the air get thinner and we had a sense of feeling 'heavy' from this point on. But it was well worth it as the experience at the top was fantastic!!
We've also taken a big dislike to the Asian tour groups as en masse they are pushy and impatient pushing their way in all the time! The number of times we're in the middle of ...
... the mighty falls on this visit possibly because there has been less snow & ice melt. These falls are also fed from a glacier. Still viewing these falls from within the water hewn out cavern and hearing the roar of the water is quite an experience.
Lauterbrunnen is much lower down the alps than Grindelwald. It appeared that this valley had not had the snow fall that we had experienced in Grindelwald. It was also warmer and there were more spring wild ...
... do not have much, if any, snow on the ground in the winter, and so it went from one extreme (no snow) to another where the snow was deep and in abundance on the ground, rooves, and trees. I had prepared myself concerning the town of Grindelwald. The maps I looked at online seem to have indicated the town to be ONE street. So I was pleasantly surprised to find that at least this ONE street (it was really that) was dotted with shops and restaurants. Not too bad ...