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As they say here, hello from the top of Europe! More specifically, I am in Switzerland's Jungfrau Alpine region where some of the country’s highest mountains are all nestled together along with the continent’s highest railway, thus giving us non-mountaineers easy access to the top. Getting there from Zurich is not easy however, nor is it cheap, but it a journey I’ll likely not soon forget. Due to us being a bit worn from the day ...
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 ...
This was our day to climb into the Swiss Alps to the highest tourist point available.
We left Interlaken at 8:30 to begin the approximate three hour climb to the top. This is an amazing journey. You have to change trains twice after leaving Interlaken. Each change is a steeper ascent toward the summit. The last two are by clog train.
We chose the eastern route for there first leg. I had been ...
... within the mountain.
The Jungfraujoch complex opens into a terraced, space station like building on top of the mountain. Restaurants are available on three floors, there is a gift shop and many indoor and outdoor viewing decks. Since it was a blue sky day with only a few fluffy white clouds in the sky, the sun was pretty powerful and many sections of the outdoor decks were closed due to falling ice. The views out onto the nearby snow and ice packs were still ...
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 ...