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... On a big table CJ and I ate opposite a Canadian couple who are the "Grey nomads " of the North.Jack and his French wife,who's name escapes me, travel from Vancover down to Florida in the USA for 3 months every year......no more winters for them ..lol. A couple of Grand Marniers in the bar with other new Canadian Friends Bruce and Florence and off to bed at a respectable 11pm as we don't have to rise until after 7am because we have 2 nights in this magic ...
Today we had to get up and be ready to leave for Switzerland. We set off at around 9:00 and headed out of Paris. Once final look at the Eiffel Tower and we were off into the French countryside. After the very busy day most of our tour group had in Paris, we were a very quiet group with many of us sleeping for at least some off the morning. The coach was cold enough that we needed to be wearing jumpers however at each of our break stops it was around 36 degrees off the coach. ...
... summit, the crisp mountain air and warming sun felt nice. every direction, rolling mountains covered in snow dropping to green valleys filled with small flowering plants as far as the eye could see. At the top I enjoyed a walk over a suspension bridge between two peaks and a trek through an ice tunnel filled with sculptures. After some ice cream (swiss choc of course) I returned to the bottom level ...
... are surrounding us.
Even though it was dark on our arrival to Engelberg, our breath was still taken from our chests as we drove into the village. This was partly due to the cold, but mainly due to the stunning (yes Joyce, stunning) views that graced our arrival.
As we hopped of the bus and stood, there was an internal fight to either stand and stare at the mountainous snowy peaks that surrounded us from ...
... but the cookie factory was very expensive for the train and it didn't seem worth it. The mountains all had sledding and tubing available to do but not at this time of year which is so disappointing because it's one of the main things we want to do. For dinner we went to a little cafe which wasn't great but pretty cheap for Switzerland. Then we went back to the Christmas markets in the train station and got some yummy desserts to try when we got back to our ...