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... these runs and on a couple of occasions JJ dived into the snow. There is a picture of him after one of these excursions.
After this run we went to the restaurant at Mannlichen for a hot chocolate, today being the coldest day so far with temperatures below -10degC at the top. To get there I miss-read the terrain and we ended up with a major up hill walk up hill for the drink so it was well appreciated when we got there.
After this break we set off for ...
... kilometer or so and we got to one of the steep bits, this one was pretty serious! They'd concreted the two wheel tracks to make it a bit better, but I can't believe that they took an excavator the whole way up there! About 100m of this and it was time for the constant criss cross of the path back down through the tight valley. Em's knee had been feeling a little sore since Schilthornhutte, but it was at this point that Emma and I really started to feel it. I had slightly better ...
... light and heavy rain. We had everything crossed that we wouldn't encounter snow. We had even been contemplating admitting defeat and checking into a hotel instead to avoid the inclement weather. Driving through the last little town before we reached the campsite, I kept saying to Ness, "It looks lovely and dry down here doesn't it. No snow down here Ness." Jungfrau was much closer than I thought and wasn't as high up in the mountains as I'd been anticipating. The campsite was ...
... Cloud 9, we couldn't stop raving about what just happened, and comparing our flights.
After the flight, we walked around the city until we went back to the hostel to change into cooler clothes and eat lunch. Then we took a huge walk in a big circle around the city seeing all the buildings, looking for chocolate and other Swiss gifts, and just enjoying the scenery. With our hostel we got a free bus pass, so we took the bus to the lake on the West side to ...
... ones made by the cruise ship.
The deep water had a greenish tint and was crystal clear. The Bubenberg was an older ship but slid gently
and silently across the still waters.
The only sound was the deep rumble of the engine. At every stop people
on shore all waved enthusiastically and we all waved back. The lake was surrounded on every side by
mountains, and the snow covered Alps shined in their glory. We could plainly see the snow covered ...