Travel Blogs from Grindelwald, Switzerland

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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 ...

Grindelwald, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Grindelwald

A travel blog entry by taylam

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Today we went to Grindelwald and went by train again. We went shopping and saw the biggest chocolate shop ever!!! It had massive slabs out the front. Surprisingly mum let us all have some. Mathew and I shared milk chocolate one with smarties and the other ...

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 ...

Top of Europe, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Top of Europe

A travel blog entry by mickle777

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 Slept in a bit, great brekky around 0830- scram eggs, bacon, fruit/yogurt then a croissant all washed down with juice and huge pot of coffee with jug hot milk.  266F for tickets to Jungfrau, worth every cent. Missed the 0947 train by ...

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 ...

A Day of Adventure Hiking!, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

A Day of Adventure Hiking!

A travel blog entry by brett.lavender

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Ok! So Fraser and I left the place in Baden early Sunday morning to catch a train to Grindelwald for some awesome hiking. The train ride took about two hours but we were both asleep for most of it (unfortunate since the views are incredible). When we ...

A Sparkling Switzerland, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

A Sparkling Switzerland

A travel blog entry by annacarl

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... ;It also offered views of the Jungfrau, Monch and a dozen other dramatic mountains.  Would definitely recommend Grindelwald to future Switzerland travelers.   We were aware that Switzerland was going to be expensive, however our first shock was ...

Mountain village, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Mountain village

A travel blog entry by xannax

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Up to the top of Europe, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Up to the top of Europe

A travel blog entry by redwatt

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... the cafeteria (at about 2pm by this stage). Then into the trains for the 35 minute trip back down to the beautiful village of Grindelwald and the long coach trip back to Zurich. We arrived back to our hostel sometime after 8pm. So 'twas a long day, a ...

Wow, what a ski day... 1 1.5 feet of powder, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Wow, what a ski day... 1 1.5 feet of powder

A travel blog entry by snoopski

Sunday was snowing all day... <Monday was great snow almost 2 feet of fresh snay... Forecast looks good for the rest of the ...

Gliding gently into 2009, Alpine Style...., Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Gliding gently into 2009, Alpine Style....

A travel blog entry by jollyjetsetter

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... time around, the budget for the ski trip had been upped to allow for something more indulgent, and a ski trip to Grindelwald in Switzerland  was settled upon - after all, how can any self-respecting skier ski the world and not include Switzerland on ...

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