Travel Blogs from Interlaken, Switzerland

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Finally, in the Alps (or at Least Next to Them), Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

Finally, in the Alps (or at Least Next to Them)

A travel blog entry by eundel

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... was a bit of a disappointment for me when it turned out my friend was living in the non-Alps part of Switzerland. Luckily, he planned a weekend trip to Interlaken, which is a town between two lakes: Thuner See and Brienzer See. We're actually staying in a ...

Interlaken., Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

Interlaken.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Top of Europe, Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

Top of Europe

A travel blog entry by danblank

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... as I've expected (many places have been so foreign, I had no idea what to expect), but go to Interlaken and you're in the Switzerland of your dreams. The fields are immaculately green, the houses are all wooden chalets with brightly colored flowers on ...

Time to Skydive over the Alps, Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

Time to Skydive over the Alps

A travel blog entry by catters

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Trains in Switzerland are simply amazing. To glide through the countryside with snow capped mountains rising from massive blue lakes and lush green fields makes even a train bound for nowhere an absolute pleasure. Well guys look at this space tomorrow ...

Alpine Hiking, Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

Alpine Hiking

A travel blog entry by eundel

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... for the best anyway, because the round-trip ride to the peak my friend wanted to visit was $90. (Have I complained about Switzerland being expensive yet?) Our next stop was the town of Grindelwald. Grindelwald turned out to be a fairly large resort town. ...

Canyoning in the Alps :o)  - Bring it on!!, Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

Canyoning in the Alps :o) - Bring it on!!

A travel blog entry by clintonb

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... on that night we walked around the town one last final night and bought some souvinere's. I bought a swiss army knife with "Interlaken 2005" engraved on it. Had Thai for dinner that night before retreating back to Funny Farm hostel. Hahaha i forgot to ...

Heart of swiss alps and  top of europe! (Jungfrau), Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

Heart of swiss alps and top of europe! (Jungfrau)

A travel blog entry by clintonb

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... arrives... I am excited! On this train we met another Ausie couple and these 2 older American woman who are doing Amsterdam and Switzerland for a womans week away! haha good on em! This train entered a hole in the swiss alp Eiger. All of a sudden the ...

Lugano fifty minutes into our bus journey ..., Lucerne,  Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

Lugano fifty minutes into our bus journey ...

A travel blog entry by worldramblings

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... Jungfraujoch, but this was well outside our budget, plus, the trip can be done from Lucerne anyway. We couldn't leave Switzerland without having a Fondue, so we asked the staff at Backpackers for a recommendation of where to go. They suggested Pfistern ...

The Place I never wanted to leave...., Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

The Place I never wanted to leave....

A travel blog entry by catters

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... the original plan to stay only for two days, it was possible the dive maybe off for good. The hostel, Balmers, at Interlaken is absolutely brilliant. Its one of those places where people just can not leave and I can understand why. Just a brilliant ...

Chapter 56: In der Schweiz, Zurich / Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

Chapter 56: In der Schweiz

A travel blog entry by easyread

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... to Interlaken) was stunningly gorgeous. Snow-capped mountains, blue lakes, deep green forests... Switzerland was just as beautiful as I'd heard. When I got to Interlaken around 2, I followed the signs and maps to Balmer's Jugendherberge - a sprawling, ...

Finally, snowboarding in Switzerland, Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

Finally, snowboarding in Switzerland

A travel blog entry by yah27

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I finally got to snowboard today in Switzerland.  Let me tell you, you haven't really snowboarded until you ride the Switz mtn.  This was vastly different from my Poland experience and the runs are huge here in Switzerland.  You first take ...

Extract: ahhh noooo!!!! i said as if diving ..., Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

Extract: ahhh noooo!!!! i said as if diving ...

A travel blog entry by lucky

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... cut through towering Alpine mountains, crystal blue glacier lakes and rolling green fields, picturesque to say the least. Switzerland's little jewel... -- Balmer's Hostel Although a little reluctant after our stay in the student accommodations in ...

The Swiss Alps!, Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

The Swiss Alps!

A travel blog entry by amullett

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... or hotel/hostel. In a place so beautiful, you couldn't care less that you are mixed in with thousands of other tourists. Interlaken is Europe's original ski resort and has a long history of holiday makers coming to traverse the slopes. It is also home ...

Interlaken, Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

Interlaken

A travel blog entry by jag

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Interlakens setting is pretty hard to beat. Set between the lakes, Thun and Brienz and locked in with the huge young snow-capped peaks towering above. Our campsite was in prime position on the waters edge. The actual town itself was a complete tourist ...

Paris to Interlaken, Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

Paris to Interlaken

A travel blog entry by penns

... checked (All the other countries we have been in are part of the European Union, where people can travel freely.  Switzerland, though, as a neutral country, will not join the EU because they feel it would betray their neutrality).  Mom wanted ...

Jumping to my death in Switzerland, Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

Jumping to my death in Switzerland

A travel blog entry by emily.

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Friday a group of 7 of us departed for Interlaken, Switzerland. This is the extreme sport city in Switzerland.  Our train took around 7 hours. We missed our 1 connection so we got some food in Basel, Switzerland. This was my 1st encounter with how ...

Swiss Alps, Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

Swiss Alps

A travel blog entry by katieengstrom

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... an opened parachute and you run off of a cliff and just float around in the air. It is by far the best way to see Switzerland and the Alps.   The rest of the trip consisted of eating at Hooters (I never knew they had such great food!), having ...

CANYON JUMPING!!!, Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

CANYON JUMPING!!!

A travel blog entry by dolphintherapy

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I was so incredibly delirious and tired yesterday I could not write much.......but the beauty of Interlaken, and Switzerland overall is indescribable!! The majestic snow covered Swiss Alps surround us on all sides, and a crystal clear glacier ...

Skiing and Snowbarding in the Swiss Alps, Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

Skiing and Snowbarding in the Swiss Alps

A travel blog entry by davefrendy

... which is the highest train station in Europe from which you can see into neighbouring countries or a cheaper option with views of Switzerland and skiers etc. At this stage, we were planning to do Jungfrau tomorrow, so the plan was to do the smaller ...

Switzerland, Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

Switzerland

A travel blog entry by callow1234

We arrived in Interlaken, Switzerland at 9.30 am and went to our hotel were we had a great breakfast while they made our rooms available.  It was raining in Interlaken but we were informed that it was snowing up higher in the mountains.  After ...

Interlaken, Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

Interlaken

A travel blog entry by huckabmm

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Multiple train connections..., Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

Multiple train connections...

A travel blog entry by davefrendy

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... final destination, Interlaken. As we walked to our hostel, we were immediately amazed; it looks exactly like how we imagined Switzerland and we haven't even seen the mountains yet. We weren't exactly sure where the place was, but ...

Christmas Vacation III, Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

Christmas Vacation III

A travel blog entry by texas_ashley

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Christmas ...

Two ponchos, Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

Two ponchos

A travel blog entry by dancera

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So yesterday after we got back from the rafting we showered and went downstairs to get some beers and cheese fondue. It was all delicious! Tipsy, we went to town and tried to find ice cream. Got that and it was awesome. Today we got up early to go ...

day  20 Part b & day 21 Part a, Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

day 20 Part b & day 21 Part a

A travel blog entry by twowombats

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... GPS from going into binary meltdown at each train change has been a feat in its self. But all is good. We have arrived in Interlaken. It is about 4 degrees but it is not the bitter cold we have had in Como, Bologna and Rome. The sun is still above the ...

Spectacular Swiss Alpes, Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

Spectacular Swiss Alpes

A travel blog entry by kristinj

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We went Hang Gliding........so much fun and great views too    Top of Europe tomorrow. just below 12,000 feet. There goes our budget. It is expensive here, even if our dollar is 1.20 swiss franc.  It is almost twice as expensive ...

Jungfrau - the top of Europe, Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

Jungfrau - the top of Europe

A travel blog entry by sharon1306

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... much quicker, about half an hour I think. From Klein Scheidegg, we go down via Wengen and Lauterbrunnen to Interlaken OST, and spend our last day in Switzerland browsing through the shops. We go to our favourite Co-op store for the last time to stock up ...

Freezing in Interlaken, Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

Freezing in Interlaken

A travel blog entry by sharon1306

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... we would have made spectacles of ourselves. The rest of the ride is uneventful and the views from the train are very beautiful. Interlaken is a small town at the base of the Alps, and literally means between two lakes. And that's exactly what it is, a ...

A last minute trip to Europe, Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

A last minute trip to Europe

A travel blog entry by dolphintherapy

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... . I was originally going to fly into Italy, but it did not work out, so I ended up flying to Zurich, Switzerland and taking the train to Interlaken.........From here I plan on visiting friends (who I met in my other travels) in Spain, France, Holland and ...

Steep Cable car to awesome view!, Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

Steep Cable car to awesome view!

A travel blog entry by brodcollins1675

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Yesterday we spent the day shopping in Luzerne. Today we set off to Interlaken where after the nicest lunch I have ever had (beer battered fish on the lakeside) Marcus then showed us a awesome little walk up threw this Forrest track to some of ...

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