Travel Blogs from Switzerland

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Bern, Bern, Switzerland travel blog

Bern

A travel blog entry by yah27

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Bern, ...

Dawn Breaks Over Zurich, Zürich, Switzerland travel blog

Dawn Breaks Over Zurich

A travel blog entry by tiara316

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The brown stripe on the horizon has thickened to pink. My doG, I'm laying my own eyes on Homer's rosy-fingered ...

Zurich - Day 123-124, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

Zurich - Day 123-124

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... a walk around the beautiful city of Zurich in the morning sun. The Euro 2008 football championships are on at the moment in Switzerland and Austria so the city is buzzing with market stalls, exhibitions and the FanZone where you can watch the matches on a ...

Zurich & Luzern - Day 125, Luzern, Switzerland travel blog

Zurich & Luzern - Day 125

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... . You can visit most of the big cities in under 3 hours by train. The best way to describe Luzern is "typical Switzerland", it satisfies all the stereotypes you'd associate with a typical Swiss city. The architecture, the lake and rivers, the cow ...

Bank Holiday (we finally discover), Yverdon, Switzerland travel blog

Bank Holiday (we finally discover)

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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I woke this morning at 7:30 keen to get going after a couple of days rest.  Also I thought that if we could get going early we would miss the campsite attendant and blag a weekends free camping.  we did!!  We pegged it down the road, red ...

Our first day off!!!, Coppet, Switzerland travel blog

Our first day off!!!

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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Amazing to wake up in the hotel, with nothing to do all day! Had breakfast in bed then went out for a wander leaving 10 bags and the bikes with the hotel. Mikey was too embarrassed to leave our stinky cycling shoes so had to carry them around all day. We ...

An unexpected snow storm, Engelburg, Switzerland travel blog

An unexpected snow storm

A travel blog entry by itsem

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... our warm beds. On the way up to Engelburg we stopped in the lovely little town of Lucerne, which is the geographical heart of Switzerland. It was freezing and rainy so we headed into a Picasso museum for some warmth as well as some art! Lucerne is ...

Is that a Toblerone in Your Pocket?, Neuchatel, Switzerland travel blog

Is that a Toblerone in Your Pocket?

A travel blog entry by djchurch

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... , and have a bit of time, come to this town. It's beautiful, and a nice break from the more touristy, Alp-y section of Switzerland. While I was still there, my friend Michelle (who I am on my way to see in Tanzania) had a stop over in Switzerland for a ...

Gryon, Gryon, Switzerland travel blog

Gryon

A travel blog entry by jelg

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Gryon est perché sur une montagne, entre Bex et Villars. Oncle Alain m'a appris que Villars est la place de prédilection de notre Jacques Villeuneuve. C'est de toute beauté!!!!! Mon auberge est un vrai chalet Suisse! Le plancher craque, les murs sont ...

Lucerne.., Lucerne, Switzerland travel blog

Lucerne..

A travel blog entry by flashpackers

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... .. Right next to it, or really part of the bridge, was the Water Tower, this is the most photographed icon in all of Switzerland, believe it or not..   It took us about half an hour to walk to the Lion Monument as we would stop every 5 or ...

Fast, Lausanne, Switzerland travel blog

Fast

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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Just under a year ago, we made our way out to Lausanne as there was a tour around Lake Geneva. It had started out in the rain with the temperature at 2 and it was tough going, but 175ks later as we made our return, the temperature had changed to a nice ...

Ancient Machines.., Zürich, Switzerland travel blog

Ancient Machines..

A travel blog entry by flashpackers

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... from Zurich to Innsbruck would be about 4 hours.   As we wanted to use up all our Swiss francs before we left Switzerland, we headed back to Sprungli and tried to spend our last 13.35sfr on truffles. We ended up with 8 truffles and 95 ...

Ducks for Breakfast, Coppet, Switzerland travel blog

Ducks for Breakfast

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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Woke up this morning to the sound of the waves on the lake. Beautiful sunshine and we ate our breakfast surrounded by cheeky ducks who were wandering all round our stuff and even trying to get in the tent. Late last night a couple arrived who have spend ...

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 ...

Revisiting old haunts, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Revisiting old haunts

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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 otherwise known as Al, Nic's brother.  Not really Al!  Al kindly picks us up and back to Lisa's flat who we meet for the first time and is far too good for Al.  Next day have a wander around Geneva to see Dave's old flat and ...

On top of the World!, Mürren, Switzerland travel blog

On top of the World!

A travel blog entry by flashpackers

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<Brian's brief chronological list of "highlights" (and of whinging)>   - Rode another cable car that went up to the Schilthorn... the top of one of the snow capped mountains that features a rotating restaurant... which was also used ...

Stopover in Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Stopover in Geneva

A travel blog entry by tommy

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The next day we packed up the tents, reminisced on what a great 2 weeks it had been and I said my goodbyes and headed to Geneva by train. I decided that instead of getting straight to Sweden to start my Scandinavia travel, I really should check out ...

Paola Pezzo, you are a babe, Chateau d'Oeux, Switzerland travel blog

Paola Pezzo, you are a babe

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... had a drive whilst I slept. When I woke up, all the grapes and other goodies had been eaten by Lucy. We drove into Switzerland and arrived at Chateau d'Oeux, and proceeded to set up our tent. Lucy was inside setting the sleeping bags up, when she asked ...

Going to Visit Louise and Tom!!!, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

Going to Visit Louise and Tom!!!

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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... its winter because its such a heavy meal and not suitable for warm weather. Because Tom wasn't there though (he's originally from Switzerland) and we were just with Louise, who's actually from Malta, we figured we could bend the rules. So we went to ...

Bern & Luzern, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

Bern & Luzern

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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 The plan for the day was to head to Bern to check out the capital then head to Luzern where we would meet up with Tom. The original plan wasn't to go to Bern because it is such an expensive train ride but since we have our Eurorail pass and Louise ...

Hiking in the Swiss Alps!!, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

Hiking in the Swiss Alps!!

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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 We were all very tired when we woke up and went to the train station. Tom was going to pick us up at a town close to where we would be hiking as he went back to his parents place outside of Luzern the night before. It was a half hour drive up ...

The Deutsche side of Switzerland, Luzern and Bern, Switzerland travel blog

The Deutsche side of Switzerland

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... and run around in. We did this. We found a Swiss army shop and bought gifts for our mum's. This was the German side of Switzerland. It was nice, but the as we got to the border of Swiss Deutsche and Swiss French, a whole new world was opening up to us. ...

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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What an insane few days, what an amazing place and what a great bunch of people... Interlaken has definately been the hardest place for me to leave. After a cloudy first day prevented jumping out of a plane, a split second decision had me launching ...

Chocolate, Knives and Watches, Basel, Switzerland travel blog

Chocolate, Knives and Watches

A travel blog entry by susan_g

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... - I purchased a new knife; given I have a very sweet tooth - I sampled plenty of chocolate....  Two out of three isn't bad but I just couldn't leave Switzerland without getting myself a watch to complete the trio!       ...

Looking forward to getting to Berlin, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

Looking forward to getting to Berlin

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... Zurich does not offer much at all for the tourist. You kind of need to get out of Zurich to enjoy the real Switzerland, which unfortunately, my budget does not afford. I can think of many more pristine and beautiful locations around the world that beats ...

Liam in Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

Liam in Zurich

A travel blog entry by elsewhere

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Heyas, Well, this is my first entry. Am finally in Switzerland, and it's very pretty and treelined in this part of Zurich. The flight was pretty uneventful. Couldn't sleep much, so watched several dodgy flicks and played a bit of Tetris. ...

French Switzerland, Deep Purple style, Montreaux and Lausanne, Switzerland travel blog

French Switzerland, Deep Purple style

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... at the top. We were on top of Switzerland. Snow was everywhere so Lucy was excited. We were nearing our complete circumnavigation of Switzerland, when we tried to cross a mountain and the roads were blocked, so we chucked a u-turn and drove back. However, ...

Oncle, Pully, Switzerland travel blog

Oncle

A travel blog entry by jelg

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Je suis chez oncle Alain depuis maintenant 2 jours. Il pleut encore et encore. Je suis allé visiter la mine de sel de Bex. Intéressant! J'ai ma chambre a moi tout seul!!! hummmm!! Oncle Alain et tante Élisabeth ont été très hospitalisés, je ...

Plans go astray, Bern, Switzerland travel blog

Plans go astray

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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... evening we met up with Sabine and her friend Eva and a Canadian girl who is also staying with Sabine. We had a sumptuous dinner at a Greek restaurant beside the Aare River - on a spectacularly warm summer evening. Farewell Switzerland - I shall ...

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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... in a parallel universe where the language sounded vaguely familiar, but garbled through distortion filters. Weird. Everything in Switzerland is shockingly expensive. Especially the restaurants, where a main course generally runs 25 Swiss francs (US$20). ...

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