Lucerne & Interlaken 2013

My time in Austria came to an end on May 8, 2013 when my brother and sister-in-law dropped me off at the train station in Graz to catch the overnight train to Zurich. It had… Read more.

After a few gorgeous hours on Lake Lucerne, it was now late afternoon on May 9, 2013, when I finally drove into Lucerne. As I was driving, dark clouds rolled in and it started to… Read more.

Following a soggy evening in Lucerne, I checked out of my hotel in Beckenried and got on the highway during the morning of May 10, 2013. The first thing that surprised me was that the… Read more.

With our impromptu visit to the Grand Hotel Victoria-Jungfrau complete, we strolled by a series of historic hotels on the main street of Interlaken during our walking tour on May 10, 2013. Then we crossed… Read more.

May 11, 2013 started out as another overcast, grey and drizzly day. On this day I had big plans: a trip up to the famous Jungfraujoch, also called the Top of Europe. To get up… Read more.

May 12, 2013 was another rainy day and I was originally planning to go biking that day. But with the bad weather I decided to switch my schedule around and visit the Open Air Museum… Read more.

Following my visit to the Ballenberg Open Air Museum on May 12, 2013, I drove to the small village of Meiringen, the location of the fictional death of Sherlock Holmes after his fight with Dr…. Read more.

Finally, on May 13, 2013, my last full day in Interlaken, the weather had improved just a little bit, which was important for my plans today: an electric bicycle tour into the Lauterbrunnen Valley! I… Read more.