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Aug. 20/28 (Monday)

Interlaken -- (Clear then hazy)

At 8:35 A.M. we took a train to go up the Jungfrau, the sunshine, & pleasant breeze assured us of a fine view. Changing three times and going in a tunnel for 40 mi., we finally arrived 11500 ft. above sea level. Marsie & I had a short Tobagan and had to walk back up the hill with only a "stick", no spikes in our shoes. We then had lunch in the Jungfrau hotel. Then we went to see the dear little polar dogs, and took a ride in

their sledge. They were so cute, and the poor little things had to make frequent trips over the snow to give people rides. The leader & the one next to the sled were the cutest, being black, while the other three were mostly white with a little black. We started down at 3:50 P.M. arriving in Lauterbrunnen too late to stop for the Trümmelbach falls, which are said to be the finest in Europe. Arrived back at Interlaken at 9:00 P.M.

The trip back through a wooded, misty canyon was beautiful.
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