Travel Blogs from Grindelwald, Switzerland

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Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe

A travel blog entry by banshee4

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... trip up to Jungfraujoch in the hopes that sun the sun would make an appearance. By the time our train left the Grindelwald station we were in luck...the sun was shining! Spectacular scenery from the cogwheel train heading towards Kleine Scheidegg. From ...

Hiking the Swiss Alps, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Hiking the Swiss Alps

A travel blog entry by banshee4

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After breakfast the sky cleared and we headed to the Grindelwald train station. We travelled across the mountains to the town of Lauterbrunnen then up the aerial cable car to Grütschalp. Spectacular views across the Alps on a narrow-gauge railway to ...

Auf Wiedersehn - Au Revoir, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Auf Wiedersehn - Au Revoir

A travel blog entry by chuckandmarysue

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... areas that on first glance you wouldn't think you should be able to hike.  We had several wonderful views of the Grindelwald valley, including a beautiful double rainbow for a little while.  Fortunately, we only had a few drops of the rain that ...

Day 8: An Unexpected Day Off, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Day 8: An Unexpected Day Off

A travel blog entry by vickywood

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Whatever plans the Guiders had for us were cancelled because the clouds had dropped so low we think the town may well have been covered. I remember waking up at 7:55am and thinking that Debbie would be coming in at any moment to get us out of bed. The ...

Grindelwald, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Grindelwald

A travel blog entry by xico

Interlaken ...

Grindelwald, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Grindelwald

A travel blog entry by pajas

Grindelwald ...

Switzerland, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Switzerland

A travel blog entry by nevandrena

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... of one of the tracks. After we came back down to the valley floor we went to the Murrenbachfall (the highest in Switzerland) then we continued down the valley on the bikes to the Trummelbachfall which is inside the mountain, a strange phenomenon and only ...

Grindelwald, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Grindelwald

A travel blog entry by jumanji

Well we arrived Grindelwald and I was amazed by the setting of the town. It is warm and welcoming... However we lived quite far away from the ski lift and my suffer ...

2011 Travel to Switzerland, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

2011 Travel to Switzerland

A travel blog entry by snoopski

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Off to wonderful Grindelwald,  Switzerland for the first week and then Celerina, Switzerland for the second week.  Feb 26 - March ...

A Swiss Adventure, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

A Swiss Adventure

A travel blog entry by chowmander

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... AND LUXEMBOURG," we began to walk to the edge of town. People warned us that it might be difficult to hitchhike in Switzerland, because people are generally quite wary of the practice. Indeed, many BMWs, Mercedes, and Audi's with old white people passed ...

Another great day in the Alps, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Another great day in the Alps

A travel blog entry by the_2_hills

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... his luggage this morning and he feels like a new man!  We started off our trip this morning by taking a train up to Grindelwald.  From there, we took a gondala up to First and then we hiked 50 minutes to Lake Bachalpsee...a pretty vigorous hike ...

Swiss Alps, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Swiss Alps

A travel blog entry by the_mcdonoughs

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... weekend ! We decided to stretch our legs with a cable car ride and "quick" hike up towards the Grindelwald Glacier. This being Switzerland, everything is done very efficiently. There are hundreds of hikes mapped out very clearly, with signposts as to ...

Cheese and Cream, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Cheese and Cream

A travel blog entry by andrewhegerty

... the border to buy their fuel. With a full tank of diesel in the Alfa we headed back into Switzerland.  Our destination for the day was Grindelwald.  On the way to Grindelwald we stopped off at a town called Gruyere.  Gruyere is the perfect ...

The FIRST Perfect Day!, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

The FIRST Perfect Day!

A travel blog entry by bergerhof

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... at Grosse Scheidegg and settled in for a bowl of the best gulashsuppe and bier. Since the sign said “12 K” back to Grindelwald (and this time we believe it!) and the clouds and fog were rolling in, we opted for the Grindelwald bus, a cute ...

Day 2: Wake in Switzerland, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Day 2: Wake in Switzerland

A travel blog entry by vickywood

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... breakfast and a very welcome stretch of the legs. After that it was non-stop to Chalet Zollohus in a Swiss town called Grindelwald (which, yes, is probably now mostly recognised as the name of a wizard in the Harry Potter series). Approaching the chalet, ...

Climbing, then more climbing, followed by climbing, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Climbing, then more climbing, followed by climbing

A travel blog entry by jakers

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Transportation is amazing here. We started with two trains, then a bus, then a gondola or funicular as they call it, then a mountain hike, then two more funiculars to get to the summit of the Schilthorn at 9000 ft. In the winter this is an amazing ski ...

Beauty Lies Here., Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Beauty Lies Here.

A travel blog entry by foreigngossip

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First stop on the travel train. Breathtaking. ...

I Skied!  I Skied!, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

I Skied! I Skied!

A travel blog entry by fyregirl

Really!  I did!  I skied!  I only fell down twice, but one of those times was trying to learn how to parallel turn, as opposed to the "pizza" turning I had been doing, and was rather good at.  My instructor, a young Swiss man named ...

pictures from geneva and grindelwald, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

pictures from geneva and grindelwald

A travel blog entry by emanne87

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i'm playing catch up in updating entries and pictures...here are some pictures of our field study to geneva and from where we went skiing in the swiss alps ( i stole them since i didn't want to have my camera with me while i was skiing...which was ...

11 days couldn't feel more like 111..., Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

11 days couldn't feel more like 111...

A travel blog entry by matt.palmer

... were washed away. The weather was bad enough to close the cable car I had planned to take up the mountain, and cover the Grindelwald via ferratas in snow! I decided instead to walk from the valley up the cable car route (only at the bottom of a mountain ...

Switzerland 2007, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Switzerland 2007

A travel blog entry by alysonfisa

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... through Metz to our first stop at Grindelwald campsite in the Bernese Oberland, took cycles but although useful in other locations, Grindelwald was far to steep for our cycling abilities.  Went hiking on two mountain trails  and visited the ...

Back in Grindelwald, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Back in Grindelwald

A travel blog entry by tyga

After arriving back from the Jungrau we hade a coffee at Central Hotel Wolter then bought a few souvenirs before heading back to the hotel for a rest. Went out for dinner at 6.30pm, eating again at Central Hotel Wolter where we tried the Lämpi Rösti ...

Departing Grindelwald, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Departing Grindelwald

A travel blog entry by tyga

Had breakfast at 8.30am then walked to the train station to buy our tickets to Interlaken Ost for our trip to Bern. We checked out of the hotel at 10am and caught the 10.50am train to ...

trapped in grindelwald, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

trapped in grindelwald

A travel blog entry by brrmmm

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we have 2 rooms here, not interconnecting so expected miss m to be rather unhappy about that. so when our phone rang in the midflemiddle of the night it was not unexpected.  however, tirns out that bailey had vomitted in her bed.  I let kelsey ...

Hiking in the Alps, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Hiking in the Alps

A travel blog entry by mikeandemily

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Finally made it to the Alps for the day and went for a hike!  It was like being in a postcard! ...

Mannlichen Summit, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Mannlichen Summit

A travel blog entry by flyingthrghlife

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... get up on that mountain - to breathe the chilled air and really experience something indescribable. After walking through the town of Grindelwald, we find the gondola that will take us up onto the Mannlichen. The ride up over the towns, hills and valleys ...

To the top of Europe, Jungfraujoch, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

To the top of Europe, Jungfraujoch

A travel blog entry by wanderingsnl

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... to the lake, Bachalpsee (2265m). From there we hoped to walk to Bussalp (1792m) and then catch the bus back to Grindelwald.  We caught the bus down to the village and visited the tourist information centre where we were informed that the hiking ...

The Worst Winter in a Generation, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

The Worst Winter in a Generation

A travel blog entry by glennyb

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OK, So my plans were to ski on my 40th birthday and I was able to do that but, in the end, that was the only day of the entire trip that I really got any skiing in (tried one other day and it was pretty bad). The reason for this was the weather. ...

Travelling from Basel to Grindelwald, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Travelling from Basel to Grindelwald

A travel blog entry by magintz

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... nbsp; The train took roughly three hours and goes from Basel to Bern then onwards through Interlaken and up the mountains to Grindelwald; the price of the journey was 98 CHF. The journey was comfortable but if you have snowboarding gear you will have ...

Day 3: Lausanne to Grindelwald, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Day 3: Lausanne to Grindelwald

A travel blog entry by nglick

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... for those who deviate from the standard red Geranium theme. There's no way it's a coincidence. Only 3 hours from Lausanne, Grindelwald seems like a different world. Tonight would be our first night in the German part of Switzerland and it showed. I ...

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