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... were three timed test sections today. On the first short section Tony
Strelzow in the Derby Bentley did well setting best time in the Vintageants on
1:34, and the Bentley of Lars Rolner, the Ford of Bill Cleyndert and the MG TC
of Peter Zernial all set 1:38, with the Woodock Brothers setting 1:44. In the
Classics division, Paul Kirkham set 1:22, and the Polish Jaguar XK 150 doing
particularly well on 1:26, ...
... to the very top of Schilthorn 9748 ft . On top of Schilthorn is a revolving restaurant and viewing platform called Piz Gloria which was in part funded by the making of the James Bond movie in 1968 "Her Majesty's Service" this tips the height to a dizzying 10,000ft.
For any new comers to the blog, I am not the best at heights and also felt somewhat pressured and fatigued at higher altitude when we were in the USA at about 8400ft last year - living at sea level ...
... sheltered by the shop awnings. We found a little eatery and I ordered barley soup, which came with substantial Swiss bread.Outside it was starting to snow, which did not interest our fellow diners one little bit but we reacted like kids on cracker night and hurried off our meal in the hope it might still be when we went outside. No luck with the snow but we got the horse drawn sleigh instead.
Back onto the train for the final leg back to Interlaken.
Arrived as it ...
... the Sistine Chapel
so I couldn’t get one of Michealangelo’s ceiling. The museums weren’t really
worth it especially after going to the Louvre.
We left Vatican
City and walked to the Coliseum stopping at various things on the way. Instead
of going in the front door of the Coliseum, we started at Palatine hill, made
our way through the forum and finally did the Coliseum. It ...
... superior suite. It was a rather large suite with 2 nice bathrooms, a bedroom and a large living area. The suite was on the top floor with a large balcony, and the view from the balcony was incredible. The suite was in the corner of the building and had amazing views on 3 sides.
- After wandering around the small, quaint (and car-less) village of Murren, we headed back to our hotel for a very nice dinner on the terrace.