- Drycleaning onsite
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Room service
- High-speed internet in room
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... a half so we then took a hot chocolate break in the restaurant.
Then we set off for the Lauberhorn chair as this run was in glorious sunshine. In fat the only shadow in the run was caused by the Jungfrau mountain. We looped this run twice before heading back up to the top of the Lauberhorn chair and skiing to the top of the Wixi chair and taking the Wixi run to the blue into Wengen. We ended up skiing into Wengen on the freshly prepared runs and finishing on the slope ...
... to get some walking done while the sun was up, and got aboard the Cable car up to Birg, about 1000m above Murren, but only 6 minutes on a cable car. As soon as the journey started the Bond music also started (which I thought was tacky, but looking back makes sense!), all based on a renewed tourism push for the Schilthorn and Murren area where "On Her Majesty's Secret Service" was shot in 1969 and starred George Lazenby, who I think is the only Aussie Bond!
We disembarked at ...
... came out to greet us, as the kids are out now working the farms. He only has six students ranging from eight yrs. to fourteen. They not only teach a regular curriculum but boys learn to handle tools and make furniture as girls learn to sew. The country has decided to bus the children down the mountain next year to save money and how they will make it in snow up to their eyeballs no one knows. Of course the Swiss may have the best snow equipment in the world. ...
... along with the Spanish Tomato throwing festival, Tomotina. We were all giggling away together, especially when Gareth told us a story of when he was going out dressed as the tin man and he'd left his costume to the last minute. His friends were helping him and they decided to use materials from around the house for ease and quickness. They started with tin foil, but he informed us that that stuff does not stay on without being fixed with something. They searched for Sellotape, ...
... the Matterhorn, and Jungfrau, the 2 tallest mountains in Europe. We drove back to back to Interlarken and walked around the old town and had a beer in a little town square. Interlarken has a little tow. Square and a church/clock but no where to sit and have a drink. We went back to the apartment and made steak and vegetables. We miss the home cooked food. Martin gave us more information on the area and some good ideas for tomorrow. We had another early ...