Travel Blogs from Grindelwald, Switzerland

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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 ...

Too much snow, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Too much snow

A travel blog entry by mickle777

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... the circuitous route via Marmorbruch back to a cafe for a hot chocky. More walking to get back to Grindelwald Passed a big building called Holzwarme which supplies Grindelwald's hotels hot water needs by using waste wood in efficient boilers then ...

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 ...

Fly Like an Eagle, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Fly Like an Eagle

A travel blog entry by jasonandgaryn

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... chalets in the village were awesome, as were the mountains. I often say I feel like I am in a postcard when I'm in Switzerland and especially the mountains. Following a couple hours of walking, we enjoyed a night of typical Swiss food - cheese fondue ...

Our last day in Grindelwald!, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Our last day in Grindelwald!

A travel blog entry by wanderingsnl

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... lifts will be delayed.  This is really a spectacularly beautiful place and although we have not travelled much beyond Grindelwald, we figured after our drive through other mountains and valleys, that the beauty of Switzerland would continue to be ...

Thank you, God!, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Thank you, God!

A travel blog entry by chuckandmarysue

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... we got to Alpiglen, the trails that we could see were very muddy and wet. We think we made a good decision. We arrived in Grindelwald around 5:15 on the train.  (Can you only imagine what time we would have gotten here if we'd hiked part way down in ...

Ski Weekend #1 (Wengen, etc.), Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Ski Weekend #1 (Wengen, etc.)

A travel blog entry by brett.lavender

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... summer. We finished up in the area where the race had been held, called The Lauberhorn, and then skied back down towards Grindelwald. We grabbed some supplies (mostly beer) and made our way back to the hostel, intending on returning to the town of Wengen ...

Sore but Satisfied on the North Face of the Eiger, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Sore but Satisfied on the North Face of the Eiger

A travel blog entry by allanmclaren

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... up. The great thing about Grund  it is where the buses start so I was able to get a lift back to Grindelwald. Thankfully the bus stopped right outside the hostel as it was still pelting down. A welcome shower then a three course meal ...

Day 3: Long Hike Around A Big Mountain, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Day 3: Long Hike Around A Big Mountain

A travel blog entry by vickywood

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... upon a tall mountain. But first we had to get there, which involved three trains and a cable car. We took trains everywhere in Switzerland but the following is the only thing I recall of them. One of the Guiders was also mother to two of the Guides. She ...

The passes are closed!!!, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

The passes are closed!!!

A travel blog entry by adventurescot

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Mountains of Europe 12-05-13 Andermatt to Grindlewald Today was to be a nice easy 50 or so mile trip on the bikes then a relaxing day on a train trip to the "Top of Europe" by train. However this easy day turned into a bit of a rather long day of well ...

Over the Alps, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Over the Alps

A travel blog entry by spannerplg

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Just had a spectacular view of the Alps; as far as I can tell from the map, MtBlanc is one of these. Still a huge amount of snow considering we are 3 days off Mid Summers day! Then a good view of Lake Lucerne, with Montreux on the edge. Memories of ...

A day to explore the area, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

A day to explore the area

A travel blog entry by adventurescot

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... of smaller cableways and that one would need to change cars several times on the way up. However like almost everything in modern Switzerland they have worked out a way for these cableways to go around bends without having to change cars and that is by ...

Overcast day but not snowing, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Overcast day but not snowing

A travel blog entry by wanderingsnl

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... water hewn out cavern and hearing the roar of the water is quite an experience. Lauterbrunnen is much lower down the alps than Grindelwald.  It appeared that this valley had not had the snow fall that we had experienced in Grindelwald.  It was ...

October 12th - Grindewald and First, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

October 12th - Grindewald and First

A travel blog entry by emmaandrohan

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... head cleared beautifully again, revealing even more snow covered mountain peaks as we drove again towards Lauterbrunnen before turning off to Grindelwald. On the way we passed what seems to be a fairly common sight in this part of Switzerland which is a ...

Thin Air and Blue Skies, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Thin Air and Blue Skies

A travel blog entry by jmthorson

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... were fortunate to arrive in Grindelwald on a clear, blue day to fully view the spectacular Eiger and surrounding mountains. Grindelwald Village is located at approximately 3,400 ft above sea level in the Bernese Alps. The spectacular landscape and ...

chf2 each for a wee, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

chf2 each for a wee

A travel blog entry by brrmmm

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... boo hoo hoo.   today was modtly a travelling one.  boarded our train, tgv lyria, from paris to basel in Switzerland.  change trains, pay chf2 each for the privelege of weeing in a swiss dunny, then onto our next train to interlaken, then ...

Stunning Bernise Alps, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Stunning Bernise Alps

A travel blog entry by blackivers

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... danke schon and bitte!! At this rate we'll be tri-lingual on our return!! On with the story....We've arrived at Grindelwald after winding through the Swiss alps this morning and it's absolutely stunning! Morning tea was had overlooking a valley and it was ...

Up high in the Swiss Alps, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Up high in the Swiss Alps

A travel blog entry by nicky_n_aza

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Rainy Day Surprise, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Rainy Day Surprise

A travel blog entry by jmthorson

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The weather changed overnight but as the saying goes... "there is no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothing," so we packed our rain gear and were rewarded with a most surprising ...

Swiss Alps - A Winter Wonderland, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Swiss Alps - A Winter Wonderland

A travel blog entry by westsgoabroad

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... across the station, parked the car, put all our warm clothes on, bought our tickets, boarded the 3.35pm train to Grindelwald, ascended to approximately 1000m and disembarked at what looked like a winter wonderland.  I have never seen anything like ...

Grindelwald to Interlaken, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Grindelwald to Interlaken

A travel blog entry by kinkajou25

We decided to go to Interlaken, where we'd meet up with Dallin for dinner. We walked down to the train station and caught a train to Interlaken Ost ...

Time to hike the Swiss Alps, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Time to hike the Swiss Alps

A travel blog entry by mark_christina

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We had always dreamed of hiking in Switzerland, however unfortunately we had never quite worked out where.... So we had spent about 4-5 nights in France researching where to go, how to get there and away easily. Once we had narrowed down our options the ...

Snowing all morning!, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Snowing all morning!

A travel blog entry by wanderingsnl

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We woke to a thick blanket of snow and snow continuing to fall all morning.  The snow was quite deep in the backyard and the view quite spectacular.  Driving was not possible as our car was also covered in snow and we didn't want to risk the ...

Our new home, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Our new home

A travel blog entry by wagnersinswitz

Spectacular. Our home, the view, everything. 1 metre of snow and more on the way, this is picture perfect Switzerland (without the cows, who are still in the barn). This is so far different to Melbourne in every ...

Zip Line in the Alps, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Zip Line in the Alps

A travel blog entry by psycocat984

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Hey guys, I have a video of me zip lining in the Alps. SOOOOO pretty! I will put up pictures, but that was pretty much my whole day, going up the Alps, Zip Lining, then Hiking half way down the mountain then stopping before my legs gave out!! Goodness!! ...

Day 15: Grindelwald, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Day 15: Grindelwald

A travel blog entry by jaimie_rob

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Jaimie was still feeling under the weather today and this was a perfect place to get some rest. One of the optional excursions was to catch a traditional train up to Joungfraujoch, 3500 metres up. It was a little expensive for us considering we've been ...

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