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  • Switzerland! Exotic Switzerland!Our first non-Germany trip as a family was to Switzerland. My Bosch seminar started in Strasbourg, not far from Basel, so we decided to add on to that trip and do a weekend in the Swiss Alps, one of my Posted by anoceanaway in An Ocean Away | Oct 31, 2019
  • Days 31, 32 and 33I think I've previously mentioned that we always knew this trip was going to be both a sprint and a marathon and that we were packing a lot into our 40+ days away. We recognised that, at some point, Posted by janemooney in Itchy Feet Travels | Sep 26, 2019
  • Days 29 and 30Ahhh, Switzerland - I had wanted to visit Switzerland since I was very young, probably 8 or 9, for a couple of reasons. Firstly I was a massive fan of Heidi (both the book and the movie)...in fact I Posted by janemooney in Itchy Feet Travels | Sep 23, 2019
  • Zurich... It's our last day in Switzerland! We fly out to LA tomorrow and will be back in Boise sometime between 11 pm and midnight. So Alana, do not be concerned if you hear someone unlocking the front door! :) Posted by sstalpo in Alps Bucket Trip | Sep 22, 2019
  • View from Lunch & Gruyere Cheese SiteI've been enjoying sharing the views of when I have lunch someplace special. I really like Rosti - which is basically fried 'hash browns' with something else.. for me it was bacon, onion and an egg on top Posted by sstalpo in Alps Bucket Trip | Sep 20, 2019
  • Gruyeres CastleToday we got up, had breakfast in the hotel next door, with our sever, Anna, who I admit is the hardest worker we've met yet. She worked a full day yesterday, closed up after a late party and there Posted by sstalpo in Alps Bucket Trip | Sep 20, 2019
  • Gruyeres I am sitting by the open window of my hotel room (with a VIEW to die for) listening to the school children playing in the playground at the bottom of the hill, and to the voices animatedly conversing in Posted by sstalpo in Alps Bucket Trip | Sep 20, 2019
  • The Swiss Riviera ===The Golden Pass === I thought I would have much more to stay about the Golden Pass. There were two trains from Interlaken to Montreux. The first one was a little older regional train - to be honest Posted by sstalpo in Alps Bucket Trip | Sep 19, 2019
  • The Spanish ExperienceIn all honesty I didn't really have high expectations of the Spanish landscape itself - having flown over it, driven through it (back in 1991 on the infamous Contiki tour) and previously caught trains from Barcelona to France through the Posted by janemooney in Itchy Feet Travels | Sep 18, 2019
  • Waterfalls Galore Nick, our intrepid host, helped us get our luggage up the mountain and to the Bahn... it was sad to say good-bye to him. He is really a very special person and I am so happy that Posted by sstalpo in Alps Bucket Trip | Sep 18, 2019
  • Gnomes Gone Fishing As I am writing this.. in the light of the setting sun over Lake Geneva, outside on our hotel room's veranda... I realized I better wrap up Murren or I will never catch up! So this page Posted by sstalpo in Alps Bucket Trip | Sep 17, 2019
  • Pat's ConcertI wish I could put the video we took of his playing... cause it was really a wonderful moment. I might add more later but want to put down the main things for me that night. He was Posted by sstalpo in Alps Bucket Trip | Sep 17, 2019
  • Bond, James Bond... Gloria PiaThe other great moment was going up to the Schilthorn which is one of the peaks where you can get a 360 degree view of Switzerland! Pat and I went up early one morning with the plan to have Posted by sstalpo in Alps Bucket Trip | Sep 17, 2019
  • Private Balcony in the AlpsSo the story goes that the Ogre (Eiger) was after the Young Girl (Jungfrau) so the Monk (Mönch) stepped in to save her. Hence the three of them are forever saved in the three mountain peaks of the Posted by sstalpo in Alps Bucket Trip | Sep 17, 2019
  • The Weather and the People==Hot and Sunny== After the rain in Salzbug I wasn't sure what we would find in the alps. It my great joy all three days were SUNNY and HOT. I even got a sunburn!! This meant not a Posted by sstalpo in Alps Bucket Trip | Sep 16, 2019
  • Pat Found His Audience! So I took a few days off to really breathe in the alps and the village of Murren. It was a lovely adventure and the culmination of my bucket list for the alps -- basically to SEE the alps Posted by sstalpo in Alps Bucket Trip | Sep 16, 2019
  • Alps! I've Arrived!Today was a travel day. Spent the morning in Interlaken finding an ATM, going to a bank and the CooP, packing up and getting a taxi to the East train station. One lesson from this trip? Definitely pack Posted by sstalpo in Alps Bucket Trip | Sep 12, 2019
  • Caves, Parasailers and Fondue! ===St. Beatus Caves=== [[http://www.beatushoehlen.swiss/en/|From the official website]]- "Release the dragon! Hunted by St Beat, a 6th century monk, the story goes that the mythological creature took shelter in this this extraordinary geological s Posted by sstalpo in Alps Bucket Trip | Sep 11, 2019
  • Finally - the Alps!I am posting from the Post Hardermannli hotel in Interlaken [[https://post-hardermannli.ch|Our first Budget Hotel]] And to my surprise (it took me a while to figure out what it was) the Jungfrau !! (translates to 'young girl') outside the window of m Posted by sstalpo in Alps Bucket Trip | Sep 10, 2019
  • Update: Weddings in Lucern More photos.. Here is a picture of the side of the Zunfthausrestaurant Pfistern - the old Grain Miller, Baker and Pastry Chef (gotta love that combination) guild hall - where I had my midafternoon meal. After my Posted by sstalpo in Alps Bucket Trip | Sep 9, 2019
  • The Sun Shineth in LuzernI admit, I didn't think Luzerne would outshine Salzburg when we arrived yesterday in the grey, drench soaked town. But this morning the sun came out and warmed my heart and eyes.. and the town turned Posted by sstalpo in Alps Bucket Trip | Sep 9, 2019
  • Glad the rain was today.. I'm already a day behind. This will be a light post as yesterday was our travel day to Lucerne and it rained all day. A LOT of rain. Looking out from the train at the people standing Posted by sstalpo in Alps Bucket Trip | Sep 8, 2019
  • Switzerland the Final Stop on My Backpacking AdventureThe final European stop on my post-high school, backpacking trip was Switzerland. I never wrote a travelogue back then, nor years later when I created my first website. So, the memories have dimmed over the years. What I do remember Posted by world_wide_mike in Worldwidemike | Aug 10, 2019
  • Don't Trip Over That Mountain - Hiking while in Zurich[center][/center][center] [center]View of the Alps surrounding Uetlberg Switzerland[/center] ===If you have read any of my blogs or if you follow me on Faceb Posted by littlesam1 in Traveling Sam | Aug 6, 2019
  • Switzerland - Déjà vu [center][/center] [center]Larry 10,000 feet in the Alps on top of Schilthorn[/center] ===When I to took my first trip to Europe I was with my ex partner. He and I had no Posted by littlesam1 in Traveling Sam | Jul 29, 2019
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