Rick Steves' Europe: Gimmelwald, Switzerland
On a mountainside above the Lauterbrunnen Valley, it's still possible to find Swiss traditions in a 700-year-old hamlet populated by contented cows and hospitable villagers
- By Rick Steves
- Smithsonian.com, May 01, 2010
There’s nothing but air between Gimmelwald and the rock face of the Jungfrau three and a half miles away. Small avalanches across the valley sound like distant waterfalls.
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