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Birthday Special, Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland travel blog

Birthday Special

A travel blog entry by peteandmandy

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19th - 24th July 2007 Lauterbrunnen is a small alpine village near Interlarken in the Swiss Alps. To try to describe it in words wouldn't do it justice but here goes: It's set in a deep valley with sheer rock walls rising maybe 500 meters high with ...

Eb's in Zürich!, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

Eb's in Zürich!

A travel blog entry by elsewhere

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... awesome elevator music consisting of a mixture of mooing cows and the sound of large bells. Liam summed it up brilliantly. Switzerland has a fever...and the only prescription...is more cowbell ;) I'd taken the liberty of bringing some food with me on ...

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 ...

Lovely Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland travel blog

Lovely Lausanne

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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Drive up the lake to see Dave's Aunt Rosie for a few days.  She also has a great flat overlooking the old part of the city.  Enjoy the nice weather exploring the town, nearby Gruyere and other towns and food and wine.  Also visit their ...

Cheese, cheese and cows, Ste Croix, Switzerland travel blog

Cheese, cheese and cows

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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... to see her again and discuss travelling - she has just done the Dragoman Columbia/Venezuela trip we did and we swopped notes. Left Switzerland in the rain and heading northish to Belgium staying overnight in some southern Belgium town which was ...

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. ...

Zürich bei Nacht, Zürich, Switzerland travel blog

Zürich bei Nacht

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... entry will be a little shorter than usual. This was my first visit to Zürich and what looks to be a very lovely Switzerland in general. Unfortunately it was on business, and since our Swiss hosts seemed to work the ungodly hours of 8am to 6pm ...

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 ...

Layover in Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

Layover in Zurich

A travel blog entry by coryandlaura

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What a great flight. Swiss Air rocks!!!!! We were in the very back of the plane so we were in direct contact with the flight attendants. Somehow we became friends with them. Paul and Jeremiah just have that kind of personality. Guess that makes up for ...

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 ...

Further Round the Lake, Lausanne, Switzerland travel blog

Further Round the Lake

A travel blog entry by peteandmandy

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... the side of the road high above Montreux overlooking Lake Geneva and the surrounding countryside with the distant sound of cowbells. Switzerland at it's best! We then drove further up the mountain to a panoramic restaurant and lookout and found that there ...

Hong Kong, Amsterdam & Zurich - Day 122, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

Hong Kong, Amsterdam & Zurich - Day 122

A travel blog entry by christosp

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4 countries, 3 flights, 7000 miles and 36 hours later I finally arrived in Zurich from a distant Hanoi. It's been a crazy day and a half of travel. First caught a flight from Hanoi to Hong Kong then I had a 12 hour wait over night in the airport before a ...

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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No time to rest!!! UP YA GET!!!! :o) We were up at 8 to go canyoning! Heh - i'm looking forward to this one. We waiting outside Funny Farm where the instructors picked us up. "Outdoor Interlaken" was the company taking us. They dorve us up the road ...

Bent Pegs, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Bent Pegs

A travel blog entry by peteandmandy

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... left Loz and Seb a little worse for wear after numerous late nights, and didn't get away until midday. Our destination was Switzerland, but realistically we would have to split the drive into two days, one because of the lateness of our departure, and ...

Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

Zurich

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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I really don't know if I made the right decision to leave Italy and come to Switzerland, for I absolutely fell for Italy (training through it just goes to show what a wasted opportunity) and I can't stand the toffee nosed atmosphere of Zurich (a lot of ...

Zurich, Switzerland, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

Zurich, Switzerland

A travel blog entry by tbassplayer

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... some good Samaritan will find my stock of written addressed postcards and pay to put them in the mail. But there's a greater chance of Switzerland entering the Iraq war. From the Swiss town of Sargans, I took a bus to the Liechtenstein capital of Vaduz. ...

Combining Business and Pleasure, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

Combining Business and Pleasure

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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... during our personal time as well.  Thus, Chris also came out on Thursday afternoon and we spent the weekend in Switzerland.  In fact, this trip was such a great combination of business and pleasure that Chris even did some business there as ...

A little village by beautiful lake Thun, Spiez, Switzerland travel blog

A little village by beautiful lake Thun

A travel blog entry by clintonb

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... around before heading back up to meet my connecting train (if it hadn't come and gone heh!). This is my last stop in Switzerland - i'll definatly miss it!!! BY FAR it has been the most beautiful country i have ever seen. I leave with the nostalgic, ...

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 ...

To Zurich Once More, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

To Zurich Once More

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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We left Nonnenhorn around 4 pm and arrived in Zurich 2 hours later. We were at first disheartened to see that Tom and Louise had not come to meet us like they said and we tried to figure out where excacty they lived, but to our joy Tom rode up on his ...

Daniel and Evelyn in Bern, Bern, Switzerland travel blog

Daniel and Evelyn in Bern

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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22.7.06 Bern Switzerland with Daniel and Evelyn We were fortunate we could follow Esther into Bern and meet Esther's brother Daniel and partner Evelyn who took us for a walking tour of Bern, the Swiss capital. It means bear and there are 3 captive ...

If it's Tuesday, it must be Zürich!, Zürich, Switzerland travel blog

If it's Tuesday, it must be Zürich!

A travel blog entry by thymeoff

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... to the pretty village of Appenzell would definitely be in order. Set in the verdant pastures of north-eastern Switzerland near the border with Austria, the wooden farmhouses with colourfully overflowing window boxes provoked an almost continuous chorus ...

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 ...

Baby Rais born today!!!!, Schüpfheim, Switzerland travel blog

Baby Rais born today!!!!

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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 Right, we have been in Bern having a very nice time.  We have spent loads of time in internet cafe getting up to date so you should now be able to read all the stories, look at all the photos and even watch a couple of movies from the first 2 ...

Rainy day off in Zug, Zug, Switzerland travel blog

Rainy day off in Zug

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... here in lush green hills and beautiful lakes.   Will update this later in the day, going to plan our way out of Switzerland now and into Liechtenstein into Austria trying to avoid as many mountain climbs as we can! It rained all day and all night so ...

City of lights, Lucern., Lucerne, Switzerland travel blog

City of lights, Lucern.

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... the city by night.  We made a very good tomato and mozzarella salad and sat by the most photographed monument in Switzerland.  A very old bridge with a 30m water tower where they used to torture prisoners.  We also visited the famous Lion ...

Switzerland is the gnome, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

Switzerland is the gnome

A travel blog entry by twittg

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... them for hours some days. Anyway, I think this gnome is a sneaky lil' bugger that syphons money from your wallet...Switzerland is freakin' expensive! Like 2-3 times more expensive than the other places I've been in Europe. It's still possible to find ...

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 ...

Bern, Bern, Switzerland travel blog

Bern

A travel blog entry by yah27

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Bern, ...

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