Travel Blogs from Bosco Gurin
It rained all night, but on waking we found clear blue skies and sunshine and no wind – what a contrast to yesterday. This changed our plans as it made scenic viewing possible, so we decided to go up the Jungfrau on the train. We set off for Interlaken but somehow missed the entrance to the autoroute and found ourselves on the northern side of Lake Brienz – and what a lovely route ...
The group caught up with stories from their weekend - a high ropes course, creux-de-van, chillon castle, theatre & fashion shows, farmer's party - as we headed off on our bus to the Alps.
After catching the cable car to the top, we enjoyed a 1.5hr walk at around 1500m through to Mt Eiger, Mt Munchen, Mt Jungfrau. What amazing scenery! ...
... snow on the Plateau and watched numerous
hikers both on the snow and on the paths that meander through and up and down the mountains; some of them were younger, but many were our age or older. We visited the ice palace with its ice sculptures of bears, seals, and even Sherlock Holmes. We did not try skiing, though it was an option. When we returned to K-S about 1:30, we sat in the sun and ate the lunch we had
purchased at the Co-Op grocery before ...
Lucky to have another clear day to ascend to the "Top of Europe".
Via Lauterbrunnen, Wengen & Kleine Scheidegg to the Jungfraujoch, we had plenty of time to visit all the "attractions" - the Ice Palace, The Sphinx observation platform, the new Alpine Sensation ...
... to summit another peak along the waz (brindli) and hit a cool waterfall (sprutz) and see a reallz cool glacier lake along the waz. so happz i did. this hike was tough! straight up, long, and verz demanding. some parts of the hike were kind of nerve racking as zou were hiking along ridges witha cable to hold on to ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed