Hotel de la Foret
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... is our Tour Guide. Within seconds of boarding, the
doors shut and we were on our way. Of course the rest of the gang start taking
the micky out of me with such comments "oh yes, there is always one who is
After yet another great experience its back down the mountain and I am
tempted to get off at Eigergletscher station and walk down the ridge road to
Kleine Scheidegg but as we arrive there I decide to give it a miss and so stay
on the train. ...
... boarded the old cog-wheel train and travelled through several hills and villages with cows so close to the train lines. The scenery was incredible with snow-capped mountains in the background, cows grazing and lush green countryside everywhere you looked. We stopped off at Klein Scheidegg to board the second train which would take us through the tunnel in the mountain to get us to the glacier.
When we arrived to the top, we stopped for lunch ...
... we finished the day with a ski into the town before meeting up with JJ and catching the train down to Lauterbrunnen.
After an early dinner, the evening meeting was held in the English Church in Wengen, so we Ruth and I caught the train up the mountain. The church is a pretty white, steep roofed building set back from the main street. Some of the Oakhall group stayed in Wengen for a hot chocolate at the Crystal Café on the main street but Ruth and I headed back for the ...
... before the last leg of the ascent. The train travels through a long tunnel most of the way from Kleine Scheidegg to the top. The weather was spectacular at the top, cloudless sky and very little wind, temperature at 2C
which is just above freezing. We visited the Sphinx observation deck from which we could see the Aletsch Glacier that stretched for 11 miles on the south side of the mountains and all of the surrounding peaks and valleys. We walked ...
... the culprit was. October is not the time to be hunting for flip flops – snow boots yes, summer wear, nope! We had brought the computer with us since our campsite didn’t have internet and stopped off at a coffee shop to use the wifi. We ordered a large hot chocolate and a pecan pie to share; both were very tasty and hit the spot on a cool day. We checked the forecast for the next few days and had two more days of mostly sun coming up! We then ...