Travel Blogs from Gryon, Switzerland

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Still here!, Gryon, Switzerland travel blog

Still here!

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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Yes, we know, it has been forever since our last post. It was a rather busy holiday season working up on the ski hill. We have been working about 10 hours a day for the last 3 weeks without a day off. Megan has been serving the rich barons overpriced ...

Gryon part deux, Gryon, Switzerland travel blog

Gryon part deux

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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Hello again from the Alps!   We have had a great time over the last couple weeks.  We have made some great friends here and have had some fun times.  We even went rock climbing!  Megan was like a little spider monkey scooting up the ...

and we're off..., Gryon, Switzerland travel blog

and we're off...

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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... . It should be a blast and we think it is the perfect way to start traveling again. On Monday we go to Basel, Switzerland for a couple of days before we fly from there to Cagliari, Sardinia. Then we go to Sicily, Southern Italy, Greece and Eastern ...

Gryon cont'd, Gryon, Switzerland travel blog

Gryon cont'd

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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Greetings from Switzerland! Has time ever flown by since our last post. 2 MONTHS!!! wow. We have been pretty busy at work as February was the peak vacation season for Europeans. Depending on the week, a different region of the continent floods the ...

Gryon, Gryon, Switzerland travel blog

Gryon

A travel blog entry by jelg

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... objets et de photos de gens ayant passés par là. C'est très très "chalet Suisse". J'ai passé un séjour très relaxe à Gryon, je digérais encore mes aventures de Zermatt. Comme il a plut les 2 jours que j'étais là (avec une brume intense!!!), ...

A Swiss summer, Gryon, Switzerland travel blog

A Swiss summer

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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... Swiss food, watching the parade (yes cows were involved), and of course fireworks. They have quite the history considering Switzerland became a national entity in 1291. Pretty amazing stuff. I will end for now but we will be posting another entry in ...

Gryon at last!, Gryon, Switzerland travel blog

Gryon at last!

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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... ; We are perfect travel buddies and couldn't have imagined doing it any other way.    We have finally made it to Gryon, Switzerland. This is where we plan on hanging up our backpacks - for a little while anyway.  Gryon is a small ...

Gryon, Gryon, Switzerland travel blog

Gryon

A travel blog entry by jelg

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Mon dieu mon dieu mon dieu que la Suisse c'est beau!!! Sans doute le plus beau de mes 10 pays visites! Comme internet est tres cher j'ai commence a ecrire quelques textes a la main et les re transcrirai ici un peu plus tard. Avouez que vous vous ...

Skiing in Der Schweiz, Gryon, Switzerland travel blog

Skiing in Der Schweiz

A travel blog entry by alexengel

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Skiing in Switzerland these past few days was INCREDIBLE! No broken bones and plenty of powder- what more can one ask for?? Check out the photos for Damo and I atop a snow-covered peak at a Beck's Bar... Damo and I skiied for 2 days, with Rhiannon ...

The most beautiful place I've seen this trip!, Gryon, Switzerland travel blog

The most beautiful place I've seen this trip!

A travel blog entry by kenanddonna2005

... else to stay close by from where we could do the day trips and what a stroke of luck that was!!! The train ride to Gryon wasn't that fascinating to start with but after a couple of hours we came around a bend and found Lake Geneva right in front of us ...

Journeys in Switzerland, Gryon, Switzerland travel blog

Journeys in Switzerland

A travel blog entry by 76onabike

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Back to Switzerland, the next few weeks were full of activities so much so that my blog stories were put on the back burner. Our first stop was at Gryon which we used as a base for exploring mountains, lakes, rivers and glacier. A 4 hours round walk took ...

Just in time, Gryon, Switzerland travel blog

Just in time

A travel blog entry by 76onabike

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... my grand-son and I, are ready to ski down the Chamossaire on my first day skiing. Jack came from the Gold Coast to Switzerland last November and is now a qualified ski instructor from Ecole Swiss de Ski at Villars. He speaks almost fluent french and give ...

Gryon, Gryon, Switzerland travel blog

Gryon

A travel blog entry by mjbyrne10

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Switzerland, Montreux, Gryon, Switzerland travel blog

Switzerland

A travel blog entry by meenzer

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We have hitch-hiking from Konstanz to south Switzerland, to friends friends home in Gryon near Montreux. We spent 4 days in Switzerland (2 hitch-hiking and 2 in Gryon). Spain can wait, we have a lot of ...

Ever changing Spring time, Gryon, Switzerland travel blog

Ever changing Spring time

A travel blog entry by 76onabike

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... with no opportunity to get up and go..... After my day trip to Zurich and Schauffhausen with my sister, I headed for Gryon, on the French side of Switzerland, where I spent spent two weeks at my niece's chalet, cursing the cold, fog and rain with equal ...

Leaving Gryon, Switzerland for Sisteron,France, Gryon, Switzerland travel blog

Leaving Gryon, Switzerland for Sisteron,France

A travel blog entry by 76onabike

At last a sunny day for the first stage of my trip in southern Europe. I left Gryon early morning riding via Evian and Thonon on the French side of the lake Leman. From there a mixture on National roads and toll roads to Annecy, Chambery, Grenoble then a ...

Préparatifs, Gryon, Switzerland travel blog

Préparatifs

A travel blog entry by bitenagooly

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Il est venu le temps des préparatifs... Habits, sacs, paperasse, trousse de premiers secours, recharger l'appareil photo et le téléphone... Demain matin, je prends le train de 08:08 à Aigle. L'arrivée à Paris est prévue aux alentours de 13:30. Ca ...

Using the Swiss Railway Network, Gryon, Switzerland travel blog

Using the Swiss Railway Network

A travel blog entry by 76onabike

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... three minutes....Last week my sister told me that she had two free day passes for travel by train, bus or boat to anywhere in Switzerland....... but the quandary was 'where should we go?'   We could go from Basel , on the German side, to Lugano, on ...

happenings in travel land, Gryon, Switzerland travel blog

happenings in travel land

A travel blog entry by kps1967

... all the glamour.  Deciding we were preferring the "relax and dont see any museums" mode, we headed for the mountains of Switzerland where we found one of the best hostels in Europe.    Taking a cograil up through the alps, we stopped in ...

Alps, Gryon, Switzerland travel blog

Alps

A travel blog entry by paulausman

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... train from Bex to Gryon was a cog train that goes up the mountains because it's quite steep. The whole trip from Milan to Gryon was beautiful. You could see the white tops of the mountains the whole way, with little villages along the way. Once I ...

Le repos, Gryon, Switzerland travel blog

Le repos

A travel blog entry by magouds

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Day 21: Geneva, Lausanne, Gryon and Grindelwald., Geneva, Lausanne, Gryon and Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Day 21: Geneva, Lausanne, Gryon and Grindelwald.

A travel blog entry by martinvoo

... and taking about twice the time calculated for the hike. After the hike and a quite night it was time to leave the wonderfull Gryon (total of 2 foxes and 5 deers spotted) and go off to my next and last destination: Grindelwald. The mountains here are a ...

I walked 500 miles, and then I walked 500 more, Gryon, Switzerland travel blog

I walked 500 miles, and then I walked 500 more

A travel blog entry by alexanderdrury

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Setting off early on Sunday morning, it took us most of the day to reach Gryon in the south-west of Switzerland. This wasn't unexpected although it was made more difficult by the city of Basel having two train stations. We had no idea, and instead of ...

higher than an Eagle, Gryon, Switzerland travel blog

higher than an Eagle

A travel blog entry by ynyn17

... around 180 judging from her anger. Instead of 180 I get the lovely chunk of beautiful brightly painted notes with the word Switzerland printed in 15 different languages on it WORTH 157 CHF(Swiss Francs). Wow Pissed Swiss and I could have exchanged a ...

Swiss Alps Retreat, Gryon, Switzerland travel blog

Swiss Alps Retreat

A travel blog entry by leroyj24

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... Casino, I won $1 million dollars, who wants a plane ticket to come out and visit me? JK. Next I went to Interlaken in Switzerland. Despite the first day being pretty nasty weather and otherwise (a story I will all tell you later, leave you in a little ...

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