January 23 2008:
With about 10 hours to go before departing for greding tomorrow morning I have somewhat belatedly realised that I should have gone up to the jungfraujoch on the train. It is the saddle between the peaks ‘monch’ and ‘jungfrau’ and has an observatory, hotel, restaurant and ice caves all accessible from the train stop. I do have a lovely picture of the jungfrau taken from my hotel – but what are the odds I’ll ever be back in this neck of the woods again. Chock it up to life’s regrets.
How to get there from Interlaken:
1. Take the train (highly recommended); or
2. Walk – not recommended without at least several days provisions and gear and some considerable skill in mountain climbing.