Hotel Le Meleze
Travel Blogs from Grimentz
... that made this place possible.
Our last stop on the Junfraujoch tour was a goodbye stop at the "Terrace". Outside again, but below the station on its other side, we got another beautiful view of the surrounding landscape and the incredible position of the mountain top wonderland within it. By then the crowds had thinned a lot and we were able to linger on the snow pack, the Swiss flag flapping above us for awhile, sometimes with almost no one else around. Then we ...
... soup and Slasher had a risotto. Not wonderful, but the owner is an ex-South African and she was very friendly, so we were happy.
Still raining! The valley is in whiteout mode and apparently the rain is forecast to continue. We have checked out long range forecasts for France and Germany, so looks like,we will have to,get used to it. Fortunately, our wet weather gear has worked out well. We are comfortable in the rain, if not ...
... for crackers and wine. When we got back to the hotel, we sat out on the balcony enjoying crackers, deliciously fresh cheese straight from the farm, wine, and salami.
We began packing, insert sad face, and then went down for dinner at our hotel restaurant. Dad at the riclette, and I had the rosti, which is like hashbrowns and cheese with bacon and egg on top. It was so good, but really filling, and I did not make much of a dent in it. We made our goodbye toast to ...
... then went and had a look at the ice palace. This was pretty cool and
had a lot of good stuff here. I then walked to the top of the complex
and went outside where I saw the snow, it was great, snow in summer.
There were a few people from the group here so we had a bit of a
snowball fight, then I went up to the further lookout, took some
pictures of the area then headed back inside the building. I went
down to the cafe to have a ...
... it as I rode to 1638m above sea. And the hikes were breathtaking.
But even on the days which were lost to my camera you couldn't help but be impressed by the beauty of unspoiled mother nature that surrounded you. It's hard to compare the Rockies and the Alps especially because I saw the Rockies in the Winter, but from what I did see I would say the alps might just tip them, in golden point extra ...