Travel Blogs from Gimmelwald, Switzerland

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Waterfalls everywhere and the alpine hike of death, Gimmelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Waterfalls everywhere and the alpine hike of death

A travel blog entry by gr8escape

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(S) Most of you will say "how the hell did you end up in a tiny little town called Gimmelwald on the top of a mountain?" Well, actually, we ended up in Lauterbrunnen at a nice little campground (which would have been a nice place to camp had we not been ...

The Mountains Win Again, Gimmelwald, Switzerland travel blog

The Mountains Win Again

A travel blog entry by meghanwithanh

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... there were mountains towering above me. The chorus of cow bells echoing from the valleys below assured me I must be in Switzerland. I think I've discovered paradise. Nestled between the famous Eiger, Jungrau, and Monch mountains is the little town of ...

Gimmelwald, Gimmelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Gimmelwald

A travel blog entry by jaireed

Switzerland 9-21-07  Aww, Switzerland!  I love the Alps!  I am so glad we made it to Switzerland and the Berner Oberland! God blessed us with the most beautiful day!  It was sunny with crystal clear skies!  The fresh mountain ...

Up a Mountain and Down Again, Gimmelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Up a Mountain and Down Again

A travel blog entry by bvang17

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... so it has restaurants, hotels, a grocery store, and a bank. John and I ate lunch in Mürren then walked down to Gimmelwald. It is normally a 30-minute walk, but John had purchased a wildflower book so we spent time finding wildflowers. It took us about ...

Gimmelwald- The greatest place on earth!, Gimmelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Gimmelwald- The greatest place on earth!

A travel blog entry by paul-jules

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... all the way up to the remote town). Saved from developers by its "avalanche zone" classification, Gimmelwald was (before tourism) one of the poorest places in Switzerland. Its traditional economy was stuck in the hay, and its farmers survived only on ...

Hiking in the Alps, Gimmelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Hiking in the Alps

A travel blog entry by colin_tameka

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Hey all, Well today we decided to go hiking up in the Alps. They have so many walking tracks from the Hostel ranging from easy to hard and some short and some all day trecks. We decided to go Kilchbalm which is considered one of the easy trecks (not ...

Gimmelwald, Gimmelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Gimmelwald

A travel blog entry by aabr

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... it was our kind of hike - walk for a while south of Lauterbrunnen, get to a village and take a tram up the mountain (to Gimmelwald), have some cheese and sausage, walk a little more, stop and have some hot chocolate, walk a little more and take a tram ...

I am moving to Switzerland., Gimmelwald, Switzerland travel blog

I am moving to Switzerland.

A travel blog entry by msilver_21

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Hello Everybody!     Well, what have I been up to since I last wrote to you. First and foremost I am in Switzerland, as you should already know. And I am fairly certain I will be moving here. I actually was going to inquire into a nanny ...

Gimmel de Wald, Gimmelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Gimmel de Wald

A travel blog entry by bvang17

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... asleep, and only woke up when the conductor came to check tickets and when customs came to check passports when we passed into Switzerland. And so we entered the land of the Swiss. One catch with traveling without a glitch is to know when to get off ...

Back in the Alps, Gimmelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Back in the Alps

A travel blog entry by roamingwilliam

Alright, after i week and a half through Germany and a few days in Holland,  we made the quick decision to come back to the Mountain Hostel.  This place hasn't changed a bit and there for its still bloody amazing.  Last night was our third ...

The Alps, Gimmelwald, Switzerland travel blog

The Alps

A travel blog entry by roamingwilliam

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... to love free Internet.  Let me catch you up.  After leaving Bern, i went to Interlaken, which is in central Switzerland.  Spent to nights there watching people leave to do there extreme sports.  Being on a tight budget meant I had ...

And It Stoned Me, Gimmelwald, Switzerland travel blog

And It Stoned Me

A travel blog entry by meghanwithanh

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Per Richard's request, I've come back for the big cow show. Per my heart's begging, I've returned to paradise. For a girl who grew up in the mountains, one would think I'd have had my fill by now, but my god... This place is truly amazing. And truly ...

Interlacken... more like Gimmelwald!!, Gimmelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Interlacken... more like Gimmelwald!!

A travel blog entry by anna_and_andrea

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... our eyes were amazed at the grandeur of the big, blue, heap of metal :) We decided to ditch Interlaken, and go to Gimmelwald. Although Interlaken was quaint and cozy, the alps looked a little more exciting. It is beautiful, and we have the best view ...

Gimmelwald, Gimmelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Gimmelwald

A travel blog entry by sreichs

... head straight to italy. they dropped me off at a train station after we had been driving for about an hour and made sure I could get a train ticket. too bad things didnt work out but it was nice of them to offer to drop me off. I already missed ...

Independence Day in Switzerland, Gimmelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Independence Day in Switzerland

A travel blog entry by jcharwell

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Jungfraus, Monchs and Eigers, Oh My!, Gimmelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Jungfraus, Monchs and Eigers, Oh My!

A travel blog entry by kelncre

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After catching multiple trains, a bus and a cable car, we eventually arrived in the charming town of Gimmelwald, Switzerland. Like most of the "towns" in the area, Gimmelwald is high up (elevation: 1,400m) on a cliff in the Schilthorn mountain in the ...

Gimmelwald, Switzerland, Gimmelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Gimmelwald, Switzerland

A travel blog entry by ryanlacey

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... . Tomorrow we are headed for Lugano, Switzerland which is supposed to be a nice resort town on a lake almost on the Italy/Switzerland border. Its also supposed to be fairly warm there so I am really looking forward to that. Especially after today when we ...

"Swiss Franc" Connections

A travel blog entry by pugetview

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... 100-mile, 36,000 feet of elevation gain, around-the-mountain Tour of Mont Blanc trek---which they have since completed handsomely!  Switzerland already feels long ago and far away as I write this from Croatia.   More on that soon.  We ...

Gimmelwald, Switzerland, Gimmelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Gimmelwald, Switzerland

A travel blog entry by jtpharr

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... , bus and a gondola to get there. Check the pics for a sense of the amaying scenery. One story I have to tell about Gimmelwald. We had just arrived and I was standing out on the patio taking in the view in silence. I was thinking about how gorgeous ...

The Alps, Gimmelwald, Switzerland travel blog

The Alps

A travel blog entry by colin_tameka

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Hello everyone, Well we have reached our final destination in Switzerland ... Gimmelwald up in the alps it is beautiful up here and Colin got excited seeing the snow (we arent actually in the snow we can just see the snow capped mountain ...

Day 3 – Jungfraujoch or Jungfraunot?, Interlaken, Lauterbrunnen, Gimmelwald, Schetelberg, Switzerland travel blog

Day 3 – Jungfraujoch or Jungfraunot?

A travel blog entry by guliagames

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... tempted by a certain strange Swiss vending machine beverage, and from there we hiked down to the absolutely enchanting village of Gimmelwald (population 120), where we had a beer at the pub, and continued the trail down to Schetelberg. These trails were ...

Snow in June, Gimmelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Snow in June

A travel blog entry by drzao

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Up by tram, down by feet, Gimmelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Up by tram, down by feet

A travel blog entry by eddieandlynn

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Amazing little hamlet on the side of the mountain ...

The Swiss Alps are an absolute must see!!!, Lauterbrunnen, Jungfrau, Gimmelwald, Schilthorn, Lucern, Switzerland travel blog

The Swiss Alps are an absolute must see!!!

A travel blog entry by kenanddonna2005

... tasty home cooked meal and a bottle of wine before tucking up into bed! Schilthorn Since we hadn't spent very much money in Switzerland yet (yeah right) we decided to dish out another small fortune to go up to the top of the Schilthorn (the backdrop ...

Snow, seclusion, views, Gimmelwald, Gimmelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Snow, seclusion, views, Gimmelwald

A travel blog entry by mike81

... . I was told about this place about 3 months ago when I was in The Netherlands and now that I was continuing my tour through Switzerland I had a chance to check it out. Manny was still hanging around. For a guy that wasn't going to even go to Switz I ...

4893 feet up in the alps, Gimmelwald, Switzerland travel blog

4893 feet up in the alps

A travel blog entry by jojorockstar

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... a train to Spiez, another train to Interlaken, another train to Lauterbrunnen, a bus to Stechelberg and then a cable car to Gimmelwald. I'm guessing this was a 6 hour journey. This was the first time I had to unzip the backpack straps because I couldn't ...

Gimmelwald, Gimmelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Gimmelwald

A travel blog entry by ericrg

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... more beautiful than Gimmelwald. I think Rick Steves was right when he said it was one of his favorite places in Europe. I could have spent another night or two but we are cold and off to the warmth of the south of Switzerland. 80 Degrees here I ...

Gimmelwald and Trümmelbach Falls, Gimmelwald , Switzerland travel blog

Gimmelwald and Trümmelbach Falls

A travel blog entry by clammysox

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... we caught the cable car to Mürren, where we had a truly scrumptious hot chocolate before walking the 45 minutes downhill to Gimmelwald. It was a lovely quiet walk, because it was drizzling and so anyone in town for a few days would not have ...

Using Many Ways of Transport to get to the Top, Schiltorn, Switzerland travel blog

Using Many Ways of Transport to get to the Top

A travel blog entry by jcastellan

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Day 2 and a long, foggy hike, Gimmelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Day 2 and a long, foggy hike

A travel blog entry by jojorockstar

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Today we did a killer hike. By killer, I mean that tomorrow we will see who complains about their aches and pains more. We went from 4893 feet to about 6500 or so. The entire round trip was 7.5 hours. When we had a break in the clouds, the scenery was ...

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