Tel-Aviv is more “visiting home” for me than an adventure. But it was a good opportunity for some interesting photography in the north Tel-Aviv neighborhood where I was staying.
From Lauterbrunnen a bus takes you to the first of four cable cars that eventually arrive at the Schilthorn, or as it is more colloquially known “Piz Gloria” the name given to it by the producers of the original “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service.”
The Golden Pass Line is three segments, the first of which is the Lucerne-Interlaken “Express.” It’s a fairly modern train that happens to ride on narrow-gauge rails and which is also capable of using a cog wheel for some of the steeper sections.
My brother Jon and I agreed to meet in Europe for a few days ahead of traveling to Israel on a family visit. We met at the Zurich airport, he arriving by train from Vienna, and I by plane from Frankfurt after a long connection from a Seattle flight.