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Aug. 21,/28 (Tuesday) Interlaken ([[strikethrough]]overcast[[strikethrough]] rain) Spent the morning washing socks. In the afternoon Mother got her hair waved and later we went to the Kursaal which is picturesquely situated at the base of a large tree-covered mountain. A pretty garden flanks its front, in which is found a large clock made of flowers (rock plants) which really keeps time. The inside of the Kursaal is very attractive. Aug. 22/28 (Wednesday) Interlaken (overcast later rain) Left at 8:30 -- took train for Meirengen where we took the bus for (post) the Grimsel & Furka passes. At first it was rainy, at the summits of both it was so foggy we couldn't see. When we got to the Rhone glacier the sun danced on it, making the inside of the ice cave fairly radiate it turqoise hue. After passing the Grimsel pass & having lunch at the Rhone Glacier Hotel,
Rhone = Rhône Transcribers: please replace '+' with writer's '&' which is the convention of the day.
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