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Um 6 Uhr morgens machten wir uns mit der Bahn auf den Weg von Wil SG nach Engelberg OW.
Engelberg liegt 1050m über Meer, in der Zentralschweiz, nicht weit entfernt von Luzern und ist umgeben von ewigem Eis, zerklüfteten Felsen und imposanten Bergen, allen voran der Titlis.
Knapp 5 Gehminuten vom Bahnhof entfernt deponierten wir …
Arrived at Engelberg, we boarded the Titlis Rotair.
Along the way to the top, we exchanged cable cars for totally three times!
Engelberg(1000m) → Gerschnialp → Trubsee(1800m) → Stand(2450m)
On the Peak, at summer noon time, the top light moment in the sun, I do not felt any coldness.
And some …
Lunch was expensive. We bought a sandwich, a bagel, a salad and a quiche for over 40 Australian dollars! Ouch.
The fog was a feature of the trip (you know it's been a quiet day when the fog is a feature) with thick fog covering the countryside in places. At times we had about 30 to 40 metres visibility.
As we reached Switzerland, we started getting glimpses of the Swiss Alps and snow. Very ...
... the bottom of the hill who were laughing at us! The snow capped mountains, lush green grass and mellow ringing of the cow bells was just perfect. Definitely returning to here! We celebrated one of the tour members birthday, he and his wife were honeymooning, and they're Greek so we ended up dancing to Greek music and yelling Opa! Very fun. A jam packed day of adventure ahead.... What to ...
... catholic basilica and was exquisite. Scot's favorites were all the gold cherubs armed with everything from a sword to a spiked club. Glad we are not catholic. Shelley is developing a love hate relationship with Nancy. She hates being told where to go. Nancy took us to the middle of the Swiss nowhere. Shelley commenting that maybe she was giving us a bit of payback for ignoring her directions earlier in the day We finally arrived at plain Swiss building and went to our ...