Schonegg und Spycher
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... steam worked Brienz Rothorn Railway.
Again I have been all around this area aboard my motorcycle and once again
I never knew about this great railway we were about to travel on. I may have
been to this area many times before but had I not come on this rail adventure I
simply would have never found out about these fantastic sights in the
On arrival at the mountain railway station we are given the opportunity to
explore the locomotive works and ...
... run escpecially the bits where I could let lose and get some good speed. The Lauberhorn took us to the Interwengen chair which took us close to Wengen. From there we got thwe train back to Lauterbrunnen and the hotel. Back at the hotel I had a sit down to rest my now painfully aching legs. At 18:00 it was dinner which was a soup, cottage pie and banoffee pie (the first two courses were good). I came back to my room very tired and not wanting to move.
... before the last leg of the ascent. The train travels through a long tunnel most of the way from Kleine Scheidegg to the top. The weather was spectacular at the top, cloudless sky and very little wind, temperature at 2C
which is just above freezing. We visited the Sphinx observation deck from which we could see the Aletsch Glacier that stretched for 11 miles on the south side of the mountains and all of the surrounding peaks and valleys. We walked ...
... with some others, helped hold his parachute up while he was preparing to take off. I don't know how long it took him to travel the odd 2000 or so meters down to the valley floor, but I'm pretty sure we passed him as we went down in the cable car 15 minutes later. Once we were back in Mürren, we set out to hike the "North Face Trail" to Gimmelwald. I'm not sure why it's called that, as it's not on the north face of anything, but it was a great hike nonetheless. We spent ...
... blocking a big field between the cliff and the road. Susannah took pictures here while I snuck through the space underneath the fence. I walked across the field towards the waterfall for a good ten minutes. I was about 3/4 of the way there, when I had an earth-shattering, "HEY!"
It was a man's voice. I turned around, but couldn't see where ...