Superior Hotel Kristall-Saphir
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... trek through the Alps. We rode the Funicular to the top and Matt needed a breakfast of substance - man oh man can the Swiss create a hearty breakfast - eggs, bacon on a giant latka. Then we were off for 10 km walk through the mountains. Its hard to capture the view we saw but some of the pictures should help. We dined on take-away pizza and I soaked in the ...
... at 4:30. Then caught the last of the second lift at 4:45 pm. The views were spectacular with a clear sighting of Zermatt on one side and the peak of the Matterhorn on the other. Matt was disappointed he couldn't rent a snowboard or rent a scooter to go down but well you can't do everything. Gavin stayed in town and spent the day doing laundry - we were out of just about ...
... over the gorge, followed by a stop at a super fun playground and then more hiking through a glacier garden, which is a path that shows where the glacier traveled and carved through the rocks. At the end of our big day of mountain exploration, we were rewarded with ice cream and a swim and hot tub at the hotel pool. The twins requested a cheese and chocolate fondue dinner which they got half of. Apparently, chocolate fondue is not very common. Maybe it's an American creation? - ...
... in Santorini * tourists taking a ridiculous # of selfies * water jousting in the canals of France (see photo) * an uncountable # of feral cats in all the countries * a jam/jelly dispenser with 8 choices * a monster sized vending machine (about 10' high and 20' wide) with about 100 choices...we bought popcorn * a Nespresso machine in every hotel room and apartment * all our car rental engines turned off when stopped at stop lights....and they weren't electric or hybrid ...
... We also have a lot of
common with them because they’re also both educators. And they had an amazing
home-cooked dinner waiting for us (and like us they don’t eat meat!).
After dinner, Edi and Ursula suggested a few activities for
the following day. It turned out to be one of the most memorable of our long
Thank you again Edi and Ursula and please please do come visit us in Portland!!