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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 227            Giessbach

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 an entry on foot but the plucky carriers insisted upon making
a grand entry even to the porch.          We had no trouble
in obtaining rooms, the dull season was afflicting them as
well as elsewhere.

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 A foot path to the Giessbach was first made in 1819 by the School
master Kehrli  and a small toll exacted from visitors.   His
heirs sold their right in 1854 to the Steamboat Co of the lakes of
Brienz and Thum.      On a little summit to the left, before
reaching the Hotel stands the house of Kehrli, now a store of wood-
carvings, in front of which is a white marble tablet in
respectful memory of the original Kehrli,     beside it also stands
a restaurant with pleasant porches and terraces, now very quiet.

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 From this terrace we have a splendid view, across the narrow
valley, at the magnificent Giessbach Falls, which issuing
from a narrow gorge or crevace [sic], across the mountain top, perhaps 400
ft in depth,  rushes down the steep mountain side, by several leaps
and falls, with deafening roar, into the lake.       The total of the
falls summing up to 1148 feet, seven of the falls are interresting, vary-
ing from 100 to 200 ft each.     These cascades are crossed
at several interresting points by footbridges,  and we did some
rambling among the paths in the dense foliage,   but the
grand spectacle is reserved for the evening.    We are
notified that the Falls will be illuminated at 8 P.M. so we
muffle up in warm clothing and repair to the terrace where
we find a score of visitors already seated.         At 8 1/4 two rockets
are fired near us much to Alices disgust and fear, a signal for
the half dozen servants to being their work-      It becomes

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