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... time as the blue Holden of Mike and James
Killingsworth. The second test of the day was run at a reduced speed as the
local motor-club failed to close the road properly, but the third test was a
time climb on the Croix de Couer, Mike Reeves in the Ford V8 setting a
Vintageant Best of 9:30 and the Ford A Special eight seconds behind, with the
best of the Classics set by Peter Lovett’s two litre ...
We timed it well, as half way through some thin cloud did hide the Jungfrau, which is the tallest mountain. We chose to go up the Schiltorn has it has the best views of the other mountains and the ascent is all external. For the Jungfrau you travel up inside the mountain a bit which sounds great and it has an ice cave up top. If you were a real alpine bunny and had a lot of money both would be great on such a perfect day as we had.
When we had been ...
... of. It was essentially a half circle- the back half surrounded by snow covered trees that towered above us and the front half an enormous vista of the land below. I was surprised by how calm I felt. Not once did I ever stop and think "I'm actually kind of nervous," nor did I experience any physical responses- I.e Butterflies, nausea, etc. I was however the last one to go. My guide and I had to wait for about 10 minutes for the right wind. It also didn't ...
... waterfalls. We left on this
hike at around 10:00, started hiking at around 11:15 and finished at just after
7:00pm. I thought I was going to die in Rome, but this walk was a lot harder
and longer. There were a lot of ups and downs which was really tough. When we
got to the third waterfall, we decided to climb to the top of it; it felt like
it wasn’t going to end! We thought that we could take a ...
As a side note (since Travelpod only allows a small number of characters in each photo caption), one of the toughest triathlon races is held here in 2 weeks. It consists of a 3.1k swim in chilly Lake Thun, a 97k road bike with a climb of 7037ft, a mountain bike of 30k with a climb of 3871ft and finally a 25k trail run with a climb of 7136ft. Sounds like fun and the scenery is a lot better than ...