Travel Blogs from Switzerland

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Too much of a good thing, Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland travel blog

Too much of a good thing

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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... Tip #19: If you are traveling with a child fifteen years or younger, the very first thing you should do upon your arrival in Switzerland is purchase a Junior Travel Card for 20 Swiss francs (AUD $22). This allows your child to travel free of charge on any ...

A night out in the Capital., Bern, Switzerland travel blog

A night out in the Capital.

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... of Switzerland.  As he smoked his way though conversation I wondered how he could walk up the stairs, let alone across Switzerland.  We left early around the lake on the east side missing the main road.  There was a nature reserve between ...

Who says a scooter can't go over Grimselpass, Andermatt, Switzerland travel blog

Who says a scooter can't go over Grimselpass

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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... " us at all. It made it a very pleasant journey and not at all scary like Italy. Everything that is ever said about Switzerland is true - and every photo you have seen of the wonderful mountain scenery does not do it justice. It is so amazing it ...

Down in memory lane in Geneva, Switzerland, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Down in memory lane in Geneva, Switzerland

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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We left my parents place for about 2 weeks and we went to Switzerland... through their busy schedules and work times, we managed to see 4 sets of friends...some we have known for over 25 years... even before we got married... so we went down memory lane, ...

Thank you Sid and Muneera xxx, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Thank you Sid and Muneera xxx

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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Woke up early to begin the final leg to Geneva and a promised rest day after 12 days non-stop cycling. Very cold morning and brushed our teeth watching the mist clear over the lake. Stopped in the town to eat more croissants and have coffee to warm up. ...

No Fawlty Camper in Basle, Basle, Switzerland travel blog

No Fawlty Camper in Basle

A travel blog entry by easties

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Good old Switzerland - lovely scenery - awkward people. At the border we had to buy a year's worth of road tax even though we were hoping to spend only a few hours on their tarmac. However, it wasn't long before we felt that we were getting our money's ...

Délire émotif intense, Zermatt, Switzerland travel blog

Délire émotif intense

A travel blog entry by jelg

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Quelle journée parfaite!! Après une nuit aussi parfaite qu'un dortoir de 6 personnes le permet, je fais la connaissance de Jerry, le type à la réception. Jerry est un Suisse-Allemand qui parle parfaitement français.Malgré mon anglais rendu très ...

Coming out of a low., Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

Coming out of a low.

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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Jule, you will be happy to know that I have your pebbles from Switzerland... will try to post when I get to a cheaper country. I've been on a real low over the last 2 days, as my travelpod entries will probably show. But I think I'm coming out of it ...

TOBLERONE, BRATWURST, AND FLUBBLE, Lausanne, Switzerland travel blog

TOBLERONE, BRATWURST, AND FLUBBLE

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... : it was Gatsigaz. He was a black-skinned Rwandan, now working as an assistant high school chemistry teacher. He'd come to Switzerland as a refugee. Maybe he'd been trying to escape his first name. Sorry. Revocat and I stopped at Mumra's tomb to ...

WHAT I WAS TALKING ABOUT LAST TIME, Sempion, Switzerland travel blog

WHAT I WAS TALKING ABOUT LAST TIME

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... pasta that sixty-seven-year-old Mario has ever cooked, I couldn't get a ride, so I walked the remaining six miles to Switzerland. I camped there, at 2700 feet altitude. I watched up from my cold tent, past the four Alp mountains that walled me in like ...

I have died and gone to heaven, Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland travel blog

I have died and gone to heaven

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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So not only have I finally picked up the scooter - I have ridden into some of the most spectacular countryside on this earth. Outback Australia is very cool - and Lauterbrunnen could not be more of a contrast - and I LOVE them both ...

Why does it always rain on me?, Neu Sankt Johann, Switzerland travel blog

Why does it always rain on me?

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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 Woke up to realise that it was STILL raining! My leg was feeling much less painful so after deliberation we decided to get all the wet weather gear out and just go for it. Didn´t fancy another day stuck in the tent anyway. Everyone else at the ...

This Perfect Day, Altdorf, Switzerland travel blog

This Perfect Day

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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The sun was shining and the sky was a clear blue but we couldn't see the Alps. We drove down the valley to Schaffhausen and the Rheinfalls. The falls were impressive but the most incongruous creature was in the carpark - a camel !!! No idea what it ...

Les chiffres, Pully, Switzerland travel blog

Les chiffres

A travel blog entry by jelg

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Quarante, cinquante, soixante, soixante-dix, quatre-vingt, quatre-vingt-dix... ??! Y'en a qui se sont déjà demandé pourquoi après soixante les chiffres cessaient d'avoir leur propre nom??? Quand on y pense ça fait un peu "orto"!! Comme si on avait ...

Gryon at last!, Gryon, Switzerland travel blog

Gryon at last!

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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... perfect travel buddies and couldn't have imagined doing it any other way.    We have finally made it to Gryon, Switzerland. This is where we plan on hanging up our backpacks - for a little while anyway.  Gryon is a small mountain ...

gotta do some banking, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

gotta do some banking

A travel blog entry by jay29

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... in that room. I guess I look suspicious. A few days later I read in Time magazine that a similar watch display in Bern, Switzerland was robbed and thieves stole over $100,000 worth of watches. I guess I can understand the armed guard at the clock ...

Gryon, Gryon, Switzerland travel blog

Gryon

A travel blog entry by jelg

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Mon dieu mon dieu mon dieu que la Suisse c'est beau!!! Sans doute le plus beau de mes 10 pays visites! Comme internet est tres cher j'ai commence a ecrire quelques textes a la main et les re transcrirai ici un peu plus tard. Avouez que vous vous ...

Never underestimate the value of clean clothes, Bern, Switzerland travel blog

Never underestimate the value of clean clothes

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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... of Raclette - basically it's melted cheese over potatoes and meat and salad etc etc - anyway, it was really really delicious. Another dinner guest was Suzanne who was a fascinating lady born in Peru and working in Switzerland as an artist and a ...

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 ...

Chouette la chuisse!, Zermatt, Switzerland travel blog

Chouette la chuisse!

A travel blog entry by jelg

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12 heures de voyagement plus tard il est maintenant a Zermatt en Suisse! Premiere impression: maudit qui fait frette! haha! J'aime ca! Hier a Rome j'ai eu de la misere a dormir tellement il faisait chaud et maintenant il fait 13 degres! J'ai vu ...

A long journey, but totally worth it.., Mürren, Switzerland travel blog

A long journey, but totally worth it..

A travel blog entry by flashpackers

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<Brian's brief chronological list of "highlights" (and of whinging)>   - Left early for a 10 hr train journey to the Swiss Alps. The Swiss Alps looked awesome and stunning with the snow capped mountains and forests. There were even ...

Bed, Breakfast and Lunch.., Lucerne, Switzerland travel blog

Bed, Breakfast and Lunch..

A travel blog entry by flashpackers

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... today... just walked around Lucerne... - Bought a bunch of pocket knives for souvenirs... as you do when you're in Switzerland. - Used the EEE pc to get free wifi...   <Lang's Extended Version>   A breakfast ...

Down in memory lane 2 in Zurich, Switzerland, Zürich (Kreis 4), Switzerland travel blog

Down in memory lane 2 in Zurich, Switzerland

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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More photos! here are friends we met in Zimbabwe, 23 years ago... Mary and Kevin were teaching in the same school as us and Rene was the doctor who helped me deliver Tristan... more memories, more good food, more laughs...I think we are gaining even more ...

Bonaduz & Chur, Chur, Switzerland travel blog

Bonaduz & Chur

A travel blog entry by yah27

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Chur + Bonaduz + Greg's ...

Emmie went to Zurich (I do mean overseas), Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

Emmie went to Zurich (I do mean overseas)

A travel blog entry by itsem

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Does anyone else remember an annoying add jingle for Zurich the Insurance company? Well I do, and as I write this the jingle is running through my head again..(yes Polly went to Zurich, I don't mean overseas, Yes Polly went to Zurich - Insurance ...

A Wizz in the Alps, Mürren, Switzerland travel blog

A Wizz in the Alps

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<Brian's brief chronological list of "highlights" (and of whinging)>   - Did a 6 hour round trip (most of which was hiking) from Murren to Stechelbach, then the Trummelbach falls, then Lauterbrunnen and then cable car back to Murren. ...

Dear Mum... my new address is..., Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland travel blog

Dear Mum... my new address is...

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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... in the next valley over. We put the battery on to charge and went shopping for some lunch. Everyone is right - the prices in Switzerland are horrendously expensive. Milk is nearly $3 per litre, meat is at least $22 a kilo and even Swiss chocolate is more ...

2 mois maintenant, Lucerne, Switzerland travel blog

2 mois maintenant

A travel blog entry by jelg

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Hey ho! Je suis arrive a Lucerne en Suisse mais je n'ai pas vu grand chose. J'ai fait du voyagement pendant 3 heures et a mon arrivé il pleuvait alors j'ai siesté. Mon auberge est un HI alors c'est H-I-é! haha! la pognez vous? Je suis dans un ...

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 ...

Switzing It Up, Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland travel blog

Switzing It Up

A travel blog entry by mallorybecker

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... I am mostly conversing in French, and it is so nice to actually understand what is happening.  On my way to Switzerland by train, the train's front lights went out and the train was delayed 25 minutes because it runs through dark tunnels through ...

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