From Einsiedeln this morning I began my gradual climb, on a path parallel to the road, towards the mountain pass of Haggenegg. The mountains in the distance were wetting my appetite for a tough climb ahead:
From the top of the mountain there was a beautiful view of the surrounding mountains (post photo) and also of the town of Schwyz below: only a 1km drop in altitude before I walk into the town centre there.
I arrived to the town of Schwyz about an hour ago and in a short while I will continue on to the town of Brunnen. I am looking forward to some lake ambience again and the road ahead to Interlaken and Thun. In Schwyz I popped into the church and laughed at this: