A Trip Towards Heaven / #MomentsOfJoy

This Monday, we made a trip to the Jungfraujoch. It is on an altitude of 3454 m/11333 ft. The mountain Jungfrau itself is at an altitude of 4.158 m/13,642 ft. Next to it are the Eiger at 3.970 m/13,015 ft) (you may know that mountain from some dramatic documentaries about groups climbing them in the 1930s, many people died), and the Mönch at 4.110 m/13,474 ft. The photo next shows all the three: on the left (sorry, not complete on the picture) the Eiger, then the Mönch, and on the left the Jungfrau.

But one by one now. Already the ride to the train station Grindelwald Grund was a joy. At one point, we stopped for a beautiful view of the Lungern lake. Here some expressions from the ride:

Arriving at the train station towards the Kleine Scheidegg:

Next, you can see some gorgeous views from that first train ride and the train station the Kleine Scheidegg (which you can only reach by train):

Now the adventure begins. We went on the train to the Jungfraujoch. Half of the time, we went through tunnels through the Eiger that were built between 1899 and 1912. Many people died during the work on the railroad. One can only imagine what it must have been like working there all year long in this dangerous and icy environment with the tools they had at that time. In the middle of that 30 minutes ride, we stopped at the Eismeer (ice sea). A gorgeous view over the Eiger glacier.

Arriving at the Jungfraujoch (“Top Of Europe”)! In the following, you will see pictures taken from “The Sphinx”, the top platform. I can only imagine how impressive that icy landscape must have been decades ago when the glacier was multiple its size from today.

And of course, the Jungfrau:

More views from up there, beginning with The Mönch:

There is also the so-called Eispalast (ice palace). An exhibition hall inside the glacier showing ice sculptures.

And now we finally know where Scrat ended up!

In some way, I felt like traveling back in time. It was a trip from one beautiful world into another within minutes. I hope you enjoyed it!

In Love and Light

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Within a 3 hours drive you can reach so many different places and landscapes, and different countries like Italy, France, and, of course, Austria, Switzerland, and Germany. It is a very special area!

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So loved your beautiful visit to these beautiful mountains and so loved your slide shows too… The ice carvings a bonus Erika and Scrat made me chuckle…. Just what ALL we need… Moments of Joy! …
Have a beautiful week too Erika…
Much love ❤

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Wow, what a spectacular view and place overall, a real marvel. Thank you for sharing and for the breathless virtual tour. I cannot imagine working on a railroad under such icy conditions.

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Haha, I so loved the last picture Ericka. So he was really a living memory of that ice age, he wasn’t giving that acorn up for anyone 😂 🤣
But back to the views…WOW…that is an amazing place dear lady, they are real mountains, not the local hills we get around here. The height looking down from the last slideshow has gobsmacked me. It would take an hour to fall and hit the bottom. A winged jumpsuit would be fantastic 😀
Thank you for sharing such sights, to see such natural beauty just leaves me in awe 😀 ❤️ 🙏🏽 🦋

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I had to include that little fellow… it was so funny discovering him… lol
Yes, real mountains, dangerous, beautiful, and powerful. Nature as it has been since ever.
OMG, I don’t want to even think of how it would be to fall down there.
I am happy to share this with you 😊

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