After checking in at Camping International Lido in Luzern, we got back into the car and set the course for Meiringen, and Conan Doyle country.
The main reason for this outing was to visit the Reichenbach Fall of Holmes/Moriarty fame, and to get up there, we had to take the cogwheel train up the mountain.
|Two tough chicks on the train|
|The trail going up|
Another tram on the trail.
And the acxtual, genuine Reichenbach - none of that Robert Downey castle-on-the-Niagara nonsense.
|The mandatory proof that we were actually there.|
|The basin at the bottom - and another small waterfall.|
The proper name is actually the Reichenbach Falls, in plural.
|Lea is posing as a certain investigator.|
|And persuaded her dad to do the same...|
That is actually a æarge star, marking the spot from where Holmes was believed to have fallen to his death with Moriarty.
|Lea is perpetuating the stunning view from the trail leading to the top of the falls|
|I tried to capture the 'star' from above.|
You may be able to spot it just above the middle of the picture.
|I just cannot get enough of sights like this.|
|The top falls|
|A foot bridge spanning the top of the long fall|
|Does it get much better?|
|I wouldn't want to take a dive here...|
|Another view of Meiringen|
Some impressions of Meiringen. This town has made sure to make the most of its connection to Victorian literature!
With most senses well fed, it was time to drive back to Luzern and prepare supper...