We landed at Hong Kong airport at 6:50am. We have managed a small nap and now it's time to take off for Perth at 3pm. Arrive at Perth at midnight.
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Our plane leaves at 1:05pm today from Frankfurt Airport. We will catch the train about 10:30am to make sure we are well on time. Goodbye Europe!
We decided to get away from Frankfurt for the day so we caught the train to Heidelberg about an hour away by train. It turned out to be a good choice as it was much smaller than Frankfurt. We walked slowly through the main shopping mall which was about 3km long before crossing the river and walking up the Philosophers Walk. Then we walked up the hill towards Schloss Castle. The castle was damaged during WW11 but much still stands. We caught a funicular train up t...
We had heard about a valley where there were waterfalls inside a mountain accessible by a path and a train which would be on the way from Murren to Bern. As we had until 1pm to get to Bern we decided to break our journey and see the waterfalls. The main station was at Luterburren and the falls were about an hours walk away at Trümmelbach. On the way we saw BASE jumpers who were jumping off the mountain along our walk. There were 12 waterfalls in total in the mou...
We woke this morning to magnificent views of the mountains that had been covered in cloud the day before. The dun was shining. We started the day with breakfast at our guest house. It was a good way to start the day. Our plan for today was to hike for about 2 1/5 hours to a place called Birg which is about 2/3 of the way up a mountain called Schilthorn. From there we would catch the cable car to the top of Schilthorn. I hired a pair of hiking poles before setting...