This fabulous and magnificent Aescher Hotel is located near Wildkirchli and just below the Ebenalp cliff. Ebenalp is the northernmost peak of the Appenzell Alps of Switzerland. Wildkirchli is a combination of three caves in the Alpstein massif of Appenzell. This marvelous mountain guest-house and hotel was built during 19th century.
'The approach to Aoraki Mount Cook, New Zealand's highest mountain and part of the Southern Alps range, is one of the most spectacular drives in New Zealand - and that's saying a lot'. Read more in 'A Return to Middle Earth', Lonely Planet Traveller, January 2013 Photo by Matt Munro http://www.lonelyplanet.com/magazine