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2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 minutes would seem a good allowance for the passage, still a
full half-hour is required for the deceptive distance, costing
3 francs for the whole party.                      At a little steam boat lan-
ding is an open front shed with a small placard “Giessbach”.   An
old chamoi hunter stands there in full costume, peddling little rock
chrystals, and photographs, the latter chiefly of himself.   Also under the
shed stands several stiffly square wooden chairs with bierhandles.
on these chairs Ma and Anna take seats, resting their feet upon small
swing footstools.

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 Two stalwart peasants to
each chair start off
briskly up the steep but
wide, smooth, path
while a fifth shoulders
the extra clothing and
satchels.      Jep
Alice and myself carry
ourselves, and Anna    [-Hotel Giessbach-]
begged to accompany us, but she soon discovered that the winding
steep ascent was too long for her strength.     An occasional
crook in the path would of carry us very near the precipice below
which was tumbling the Giessbach Falls with deafening roar and
frequent falls and turns, from the hights above to the lake below.

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 Twenty minutes of rapid walk brings us to the Giessbach
Hotel in a cosy horseshoe nook overtopped by high mountain peaks
covered with dense foliage, on all sides, except the narrow opening in the
front looking towards the lake.                       Anna would have preferred

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