Travel Blogs from Grindelwald, Switzerland

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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 ...

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 ...

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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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 ...

A Day in the Alps, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

A Day in the Alps

A travel blog entry by caylameinert

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... to write about..  (In the past two weeks, I have been to 4 countries)..... Two weekends ago, I took a day trip to Grindelwald, Switzerland. Before I came on the trip, I had every intention of going skiing in the Swiss Alps. Even though I had only ...

Big day on thr mountains, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Big day on thr mountains

A travel blog entry by brrmmm

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... . bailey was much better this morning so again we set out early.  on the train ride up to jungfraujoch, a two hour trip from grindelwald. after much hassle with our rail tickets that I won,t go into ax it started to sour our day,  we arrived at ...

Rodelbahn, Pfingstegg, Switzerland travel blog

Rodelbahn

A travel blog entry by kinkajou25

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... ; We took the gondola up to Pfingstegg, which is most known for its Rodelbahn, or Alpine Slide as they're known in America. It was pretty fun, and I got to go pretty fast! After riding the Rodelbahn, we took a lift back down to Grindelwald.   ...

First and Bachalpsee Lake!, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

First and Bachalpsee Lake!

A travel blog entry by afahrni

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We took the cable car up to First. The ride up was unbelievable - waterfalls, cattle bells ringing, mountains, and wildflowers. Once we reached First, we hiked back to Bachalpsee Lake. It took us about an hour. The hike was full of incredible views ...

Grindelwald, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Grindelwald

A travel blog entry by xico

Grindelwald ...

Random Stop, Schreckfeld, Switzerland travel blog

Random Stop

A travel blog entry by kinkajou25

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      On some lifts like these, there are random little stops in stations nobody really goes to. One of them on this one was Schreckfeld. On the way up to First, I got off in Schreckfeld and got in the lift behind, where everybody else ...

Hiking the Swiss Alps, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Hiking the Swiss Alps

A travel blog entry by banshee4

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... rented Trotti-bikes (sort of a big scooter on steroids with some major brake power) for a 4.5km racy exhilarating ride down the mountain to Grindelwald. Wind in your hair, cow bells ringing, wild flowers everywhere and some close encounters with ...

Himmel auf Erden, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Himmel auf Erden

A travel blog entry by apatel

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We rented a car and drove from Lugano, Italy to Grindelwald, Switzerland. Everytime I opened my eyes, all I saw was beautiful landscapes before I had to close my eyes to prevent getting car sick. The hairpin turns really took a toll on my stomach, ...

All By Myself, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

All By Myself

A travel blog entry by kinkajou25

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We walked through Grindelwald to the lift station. But just as we were in the hall up to the lifts, Susannah realised she had lost an earring. Allison and I waited in the hall, while Mom and Susannah tried to find it. Eventually, they found it, and we ...

the magic formula, grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

the magic formula

A travel blog entry by zannejackson

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... , but we found the perfect combination of the above location/style combo in te anua, nz, talloires, France, and here in grindelwald, Switzerland. We've loved so many other places, too, especially where we were with friends and family, but the above places ...

Into the clouds, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Into the clouds

A travel blog entry by theskinners

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... views down through the clouds of the town far below.  We also got to see some more cows with bells on.  We left Grindelwald to head for Vevey on Lake Le Leman.  Looking at the map we decided to skip taking the motor way and instead take ...

I've Found Heaven!!!, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

I've Found Heaven!!!

A travel blog entry by afahrni

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We woke up this morning and headed to the Marienplatz in Munich. The Glockenspiel went off at 11:00am - I know many say its an overrated tourist attraction but I thoroughly enjoyed it. It brought back memories of my grandparents cuckoo clock. While ...

Day 14: Venice to Grindelwald, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Day 14: Venice to Grindelwald

A travel blog entry by jaimie_rob

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... leaving. In fact, we were both keen to get out of Venice and get a fresh start on a new place. As we got into Switzerland the weather changed drastically. The first stop that we got out at was a lot colder and the scenery was also getting greener. We ...

Failed beginning of the ski season, Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Failed beginning of the ski season

A travel blog entry by marisablomerus

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We pre-booked this weekend in December as this was suppose to be the official opening of the ski season in the Jungfrau area. Unfortunately, almost no snow had fallen and skiing was impossible. We took the train up to Kleine Scheidegg and spent the ...

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