Wednesday, August 1, 2012

100 Years of the Jungfrau Railway

Today, August 1st, marks 100 years since the Jungfrau Railway officially began carrying tourists up to Europe’s highest train station at the Jungfraujoch. They’ve just opened a new Alpine Sensation exhibition - a sort of consolation prize for those who make the trip only to be cursed with poor visibility (which happens frequently). Thankfully, I was lucky enough to have only sunny skies and could gaze across the mountains and Aletsch glacier in wonder ...

It's also the Swiss National Day.... Happy Birthday, Switzerland!