TripAdvisor Reviews La Diligence Crans-Montana
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... hot coffee.
Up here in the Spinks there is a coffee shop but with a queue a mile long I
decided to give it a miss and head for the one in the main building which hangs
over the edge of the cliff.
Still freezing its down in the lift and once again into the tunnels. As if
I was not cold enough already getting to the other building meant walking
through the carved out ice tunnels which again were simply freezing.
It may have been cold down here in the ice ...
... The Lambertenghi family are genuinely gracious people and it was a delight to meet them; it was less of a delight to squeeze our rental car through the narrow cobble-stoned streets to their Palazzo - but we made it!
Dinner that night was selected from what was 'close and quick', but turned out to include a highlight for Jeannie: a vegetarian lasagne. Not what we expected, it had very little pasta and was served in a small bowl with layers of vegetables ...
... falling in big flakes there is an eerie feeling of skiing with almost no sound on a gentle run.
We arrived before the train so we collected JJ and settled in for dinner. The apple fritters are great and were very much needed to warm us up. We dried out our gloves, goggles etc. and then headed back up the hill on the train to Kleine Scheidegg.
Alex and JJ settled into the restaurant while Ruth and I tried to run a loop round the hill. We were ...
... passed the tree line, a blanket of grass filled with wildflowers took over. In some dense patches of flowers we could hear bees, jamming away. After a little over an hour we reached metal ramps and nets that had been erected to prevent avalanches. At some points our path had us crawl over or under the supports. We made it to the top in a little under two hours. Feeling we had accomplished a serious feat, we were a little disappointed when there wasn't a welcome wagon or ...
Switzerland was known to have been inhabited around the third century. Although Switzerland has always been a neutral country, it has a large army, and is an economic power house. As a Swiss citizen, it is required to train in the military for at least 260 days and to be in the army reserves for at least 10 years. The Swiss seem to be somewhat paranoid when it comes to war. The government ...