'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
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.