Travel Blogs from Switzerland

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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). ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

Bed, Breakfast and Lunch..

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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 ...

Switzerland, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

Switzerland

A travel blog entry by hpeier12

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... neck place called Hauptbahnhof where Asi & Rene one of my 4 brothers live is really an major pain in the butt. Switzerland has become an really congested place thanks to new Euro laws , Switzerland as not being in the Euro Union had to bitterly ...

Switzerland, Graechen, Switzerland travel blog

Switzerland

A travel blog entry by hpeier12

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... angle of Atack) indicator comes in Handy on those short sometimes less than 1500 ft Runways. The VFR Traffic cirquits in Switzerland are different on every Airport and very complicated taking into account Noise sensitive Areas and are not always the best ...

2473 metres: Worth every step (and more)!!, Grand Saint Bernard, Switzerland travel blog

2473 metres: Worth every step (and more)!!

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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I reached the Hospice at the top of the Grand St Bernard Pass at ten past three in the afternoon of Tuesday 15th July (Day 45) and, oh boy, it was so worth all the anxiety and exertion it took to get me there. I can't imagine there being a more memorable ...

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