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Travel Blogs from Brig
... It was again light intermittent drizzle so visibility was patchy. Sometimes in the valleys it was clear but rain hung in clouds around the tops of the mountains.
We of course did not order the champagne and wines but had brought our own drinks nuts and glasses. When others were served their meal we got out our own plates ( originally bought in Croatia) and cutlery and dished up a ...
We rode the cog wheel train from Grütschalp to Mürren. On the train ride, we could see the Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau mountains.
See, in the Jungfrau area of Switzerland (which is this area), there are three major mountains: The Eiger, the Mönch, and the Jungfrau. They get their names from an old story about a ogre (Eiger) and a monk (Mönch) protecting a young girl (Jungfrau) from the ...
... over by the time I got down. I watched part of it on the big screen in the town square and then headed down to Lauterbrunnen, my favorite town in Europe. This is where I started my love affair with Switzerland in 1994, as Lauterbrunnen sits in a valley, with steep rock faced walls below the Eiger(Ogre), Monch(monk) and Jungfrau(young maiden). Legend has it that the Monch protects the Jungfrau from the Eiger. Just behind the village limits, a 1,000 foot waterfall ...
... we had to be back at the hostel by 1:15, this meant a full out sprint across town to make it in time for the canyoning. Fortunately, we are all fast enough, and made it nicely (albeit sweaty) to the meeting spot. From here, we met up with the rest of our 10-person group of Canadians ready to take an awesome adventure. Unfortunately, we were not allowed to bring cameras and the pictures were very expensive to buy.
... so much easier for us. Some people like the freedom to pick when they arrive at their destination and this is done fairly well when staying only in hostels, but we felt that searching would have added aggravation we didn't need. We read reviews and took our time to pick just the right place that fit our budget and tastes. So far seven for seven. A few minor improvements would make them better and we learned that sharing ...
Other places to stay in Brig
Viktoriastrasse 9, Brig | 3 star hotelfrom $138
Saflichstrasse 3, Brig | 3 star hotelfrom $175
Bahnhofstr. 17, Brig | Hotelfrom $149
Bahnhofstrasse 2 , Brig | 3 star hotelfrom $182
Marktplatz 1, Brig | Hotelfrom $188
Furkastrasse 88, Brig | 4 star hotelfrom $212
Englischgrussstrasse 6, Brig | 3 star hotelfrom $120
Spittelgasse 3, Brig | 3 star hotelfrom $127
Gliserallee 50, Brig | Hotelfrom $135