Archive for the tag 'Pilatus'

10 Comments CherryPie on Sep 7th 2013

I am more and more convinced that our happiness or unhappiness depends far more on the way we meet the events of life than on the nature of those events themselves.
Karl Willhelm von Humboldt

10 Comments CherryPie on Sep 1st 2013

The breathtaking mountainscape at the summit is awe-inspiring – experience, too, the unique alpine atmosphere. The best views at 2132 metres above sea level are a further five-minute cable car ride away.

More ‘On the Line’ can be found in the gallery.

17 Comments CherryPie on Aug 30th 2013

…The Cog Railway

From Alpnachstad to Pilatus Kulm, the world’s steepest cogwheel railway winds up through lush meadows carpeted with Alpine flowers, past sparkling mountain streams and fascinating rock faces.

14 Comments CherryPie on Aug 29th 2013

…The Lake

8 Comments CherryPie on Aug 29th 2013

We took a round trip to visit Mount Pilatus.  The first leg of the journey was across the lake, taking in the beautiful vistas.  The boat dropped us off at the bottom of the mountain so we could take a carriage on the cog railway to the top of the mountain.  After enjoying the beautiful [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Aug 1st 2013

I woke refreshed after a good nights sleep. The breakfast choice was good and there were different seating areas to choose from including the balcony option.
After breakfast we took a leisurely walk along the lake past the Hofkirche, taking in the views of Pilatus on our way towards the Lion Monument.  We stopped for [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Jul 31st 2013