Travel Blogs from Switzerland

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Jul 12, 2013, Lucerne, Switzerland travel blog

Jul 12, 2013

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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The city with drinkable fountains, Basel, Switzerland travel blog

The city with drinkable fountains

A travel blog entry by amullett

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Unlike my entry about Interlaken, this time I will let the words tell the story while the camera takes a well-deserved rest. In Basel I got a vivid taste for what Swiss culture is. I'll go through my experience chronologically. After farewelling Sonya ...

Def a WOW moment!! :-) :-) :-) :-), Lucerne, Switzerland travel blog

Def a WOW moment!! :-) :-) :-) :-)

A travel blog entry by lozdotcom

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... Lauren! Rach, Big Rob, Lindsay and I then sat by the lake whilst I fulfilled a life dream - eating my Swiss Chocolate, in Switzerland, whilst looking at the Swiss Alps!! Photos in the the album... :-) After that we walked around for a little bit - and ...

Off to Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland travel blog

Off to Lausanne

A travel blog entry by jp2005

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... it was back to the hotel to collect our bags & head for the train station, Gare de Lyon, to catch our train to Lausanne, Switzerland. If you're ever catching a train there be sure to go to the right part of the station. We were waiting for the train ...

The Swiss Alps!, Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

The Swiss Alps!

A travel blog entry by amullett

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The Swiss Alps! I have read about this mountain range and seen pictures, but nothing was going to prepare us for the sheer size and magnificence of them. We stayed in a small tourist town at the base of the Jungfrau: Europe's tallest mountain (just over ...

Lucerne, Switzerland, Lucerne, Switzerland travel blog

Lucerne, Switzerland

A travel blog entry by benandtrudie

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... interests of the country. The country can be shutoff within minutes with strategically placed explosives around the country. Switzerland made shitloads off WWII, slave labour and Jewish plunder from Germany being the major contributors. History: ...

Operation Nightrider, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

Operation Nightrider

A travel blog entry by endeuro2000

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... ;to Milano was enticing and a better host a hitcher couldn't hope for. As tempting as it was, I couldn't just watch Switzerland slide by from the flight deck. I'd already been in Basel briefly for Operation Tycoon so I took the opportunity to ...

And all that Jazz, Montreux, Switzerland travel blog

And all that Jazz

A travel blog entry by jag

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... De Chillon, a beautiful fortress sitting on the waters edge a short walk out of town. This is the most visited historical site in Switzerland however we managed to catch it early in the morning with very few other visitors. The sun had at last paid us a ...

Interlaken, Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

Interlaken

A travel blog entry by jag

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Interlakens setting is pretty hard to beat. Set between the lakes, Thun and Brienz and locked in with the huge young snow-capped peaks towering above. Our campsite was in prime position on the waters edge. The actual town itself was a complete tourist ...

Jettin into Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Jettin into Geneva

A travel blog entry by jag

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From Montreux we caught a ferry down into Geneva. The boat took five awesome hours with feet up in the sun, watching the vineyards and small villages passing by on the each side of the shores. Very relaxing! We eventually floated into Geneva past the ...

Bears in Bern, Bern, Switzerland travel blog

Bears in Bern

A travel blog entry by jag

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I loved Bern. The Swiss capital was unlike another Western Europe capital I have seen. We had decided to hitch through France and Switzerland so we left Dijon during a break in the weather and hooked up a few rides and into Switzerland. We were about 50km ...

Zug, Switzerland: Laughter and Tears, Zug, Switzerland travel blog

Zug, Switzerland: Laughter and Tears

A travel blog entry by samber

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After moving out to Zug in April 2010 and Sam in April 2011 it was time to say goodbye to not only the quaint little town of Zug but also our wonderful friends. Dinners, drinks and boats on the lake all made for a wonderful few days/weeks of going away ...

Operation tycoon well everyone told me ..., Basel, Switzerland travel blog

Operation tycoon well everyone told me ...

A travel blog entry by endeuro2000

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... . My problem was I wasn't going to be in Basel beyond lunch time. Tim quietly suggested that I try The United bank of Switzerland across the road because their head office was in Basel and if someone needed to get someone to get permission from someone, ...

Riggi Bahn, Witznau, Switzerland travel blog

Riggi Bahn

A travel blog entry by fwice

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The Alps :), Engelberg, Switzerland travel blog

The Alps :)

A travel blog entry by heatherabroad

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We took a day trip to Engelberg in the Alps.  It was unreal...my pictures look fake because you can hardly capture this on camera! We hiked/took a cable car up to the top of Mount Titlis, the views were amazing!!  We encountered many ...

Biking around Lake Geneva and I hate cheese, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Biking around Lake Geneva and I hate cheese

A travel blog entry by chaoticglitter

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... the haze making it probably the most beautiful bike ride I will ever go on in my life. We ate a 16 franc lasagna in Copet (Switzerland is extremely expensive) and found a cafe on the water for the coffee and some mountain and lake gazing. I took so many ...

Geneva here we come!, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Geneva here we come!

A travel blog entry by chaoticglitter

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How to get to Geneva (Genevé)-the Melissa and Catherine route So we are starting our "backpacking" around Switzerland, Portugal, and Spain. First things first, today I went to Pfaffenhofen to the Wollemeise shop for my mom. Yesterday, I bought my ...

Meinisberg, Meinisberg, Switzerland travel blog

Meinisberg

A travel blog entry by swissbear

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Abfahrt zu unserer grossen Reise. Wir sind gespannt, was wir alles erleben ...

Views, hikes and yodelling, Wengen, Switzerland travel blog

Views, hikes and yodelling

A travel blog entry by tan14

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... a boat on the Brienz lake from Interlaken to visit the Ballenberg museum, a living history museum with houses and traditional ways of Switzerland. The boat trip was beautiful and the water was a gorgeous aqua blue colour , the trip takes around 1 hr 10. ...

Time to take off !, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Time to take off !

A travel blog entry by alan_tdm1

Hi Folks. Voici le jour du départ, Je suis dans l'aérogare, en direct de Genève Cointrin. Il est 10h40 et le soleil brille. Le vol s'annonce ...

Paris to Interlaken, Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

Paris to Interlaken

A travel blog entry by penns

... checked (All the other countries we have been in are part of the European Union, where people can travel freely.  Switzerland, though, as a neutral country, will not join the EU because they feel it would betray their neutrality).  Mom wanted ...

"God does not play dice." -Einstein

A travel blog entry by drzao

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The land of watches and chocolate, Zürich, Switzerland travel blog

The land of watches and chocolate

A travel blog entry by dawieboy

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Sitting in a train station at two in the morning is not fun when there are drunk Austrians about.  The one dude took a liking to Claudia so I had to impose myself on him and he finely got the message without blood being shed. Anyway, safe and sound ...

Day 42: Our pants are too tight, Bern, Switzerland travel blog

Day 42: Our pants are too tight

A travel blog entry by johnnyandamber

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... week. We have no friends in the next place we want to go so we have to book hostels or figure something else out.  Next stop: Interlaken, Switzerland  # of cities: 26  # of countries: 11 # of bus rides: 10 # of taxis: 2 # of trains: 44 # of ...

Contiki Europe 2006!!, London, Paris, Switzerland, Austria, Venice, Florence, Rome, Italy travel blog

Contiki Europe 2006!!

A travel blog entry by kbroder86

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... that didn't seem like we were going to do a whole lot, it ended up being a lot of fun. Day 7...Lucerne to Hopfgarten, Austria Switzerland was the only place we stayed for one night, but before we left, we got to go up Mt. Pilatus, aka the home of ...

Attempting to Not Die While Skiing, Zermatt, Switzerland travel blog

Attempting to Not Die While Skiing

A travel blog entry by beccaboyer

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... me to include more information about school, classes, etc. in my blogs, it's not going to happen for the rest of my time in Switzerland. My classes are too terrible to even mention, and it only makes me mad thinking about it ... so, enjoy the much more ...

Davos, Davos Platz, Switzerland travel blog

Davos

A travel blog entry by eithne

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I'm here and alive in some form. I think I shall go jump off a cliff later this week and see if I fly... (the family is taking me hang gliding, stop ...

Jumping to my death in Switzerland, Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

Jumping to my death in Switzerland

A travel blog entry by emily.

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... . If only Saturday was just as nice. The sun was shining, the sky was bright blue and the swiss alps surrounded us everywhere. Switzerland is truly breathtaking. It was so gorgeous just walking around the city. We then met up with everyone and got on the ...

Swiss Alps, Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

Swiss Alps

A travel blog entry by katieengstrom

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... an opened parachute and you run off of a cliff and just float around in the air. It is by far the best way to see Switzerland and the Alps.   The rest of the trip consisted of eating at Hooters (I never knew they had such great food!), having ...

Picnic with the Rogers, Montreux, Switzerland travel blog

Picnic with the Rogers

A travel blog entry by markturner

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Today was the first day in a while when we planned to get up before lunch time. We were meeting the Rogers early to go and see the Chateau Chillon castle down by Lake Geneva. It was a stunning castle with rich history and a great self guided tour through ...

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