The River House Boutique Hotel
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- Golf Course
- Non-smoking hotel
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed
- Multilingual staff
- Continental Breakfast
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... Andermatt was the crossroads of the Alps. Draw a straight line from Milan (to the south) and Zurich (to the north) and Andermatt is right in the middle - with France to the west and Austria to the east. Thanks to one of the longest tunnels in the world, traffic now goes through the mountain instead of through Andermatt. The village of Andermatt is for Alpinists and motorcyclists - where crowds don't go, but motorcycles do!
Clouds and overcast weather ...
... well and now I was getting excited for the day ahead.
A quick wash and pack the boxes then down for a so called breakfast it was. One thing I hate about Switzerland and much of Europe are the crummy little bread and butter so called breakfasts you get in hotels in these countries!! I might as well go and buy a loaf of bread from the corner shop!!! Then comes the coffee in a tiny cup!! One mouthful and its gone!! For sure I know where I am heading right away and that's to ...
... course the trains came and we all got on them to go down the mountain.
At Kleine Sheidegg station we decided not to get caught in the crowds again and took the opportunity to have a Swiss supper at Röstizzeria. We split the alpine mac'n'cheese, a dish crammed with almost every comfort food you can think of: pasta, cheese, cream, bacon, potatoes, warm apple and crunchy fried onions. We finished just in time to catch the almost empty last train of the day off the mountain.
... is made.
Earlier in the day we decided the wet weather was over and so stopped along the way and took off out rain gear, however as we approach the town of Disentis and the lower mountains of Oberal Pass it’s looking really wet and misty ahead and so rather than take any chances we stopped and put on our rain gear once again.
At Diesentis the outside temp as a nice 13 Celsius but as we start making progress up the mountains towards the pass ...
... ramp, turning left at the top of then skiing of a short drop onto a snow ramp and then ski away. The real feature of this was that the snow mound was in fact on a mountain hut and so you skied up one side, over the roof and down the other. Both boys enjoyed this concept and had their photos taken doing it.
Then it was up the Wixi chair and starting the run down the Lauberhorn to Wengen. Both boys coped well with the conditions here. The snow was good ...