Travel Blogs from Switzerland

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Brrrrrrr, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

Brrrrrrr

A travel blog entry by hpeier12

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Its time heading towards warmer climate like Florida SX is safely tucked away in an T hangar in Altenrhein LSZA  Leaves are falling and the day after I left Zurich via Commercial Flight to Orlando ...Snow was falling in Zurich Arrives as the first ...

I'm thinking of a jazzy title for this entry., Montreux, Switzerland travel blog

I'm thinking of a jazzy title for this entry.

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... round trip to take in some of the free acts. I think I'll 'Take 5' and then decide. It's the end of day 4 in Switzerland. I slipped across the border without fanfare at 09.25 on Monday morning. No choir of yodellers; not even a single cowbell to mark my ...

Ready for the final push., Bourg Saint Pierre, Switzerland travel blog

Ready for the final push.

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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I took the advice of my Dutch acquaintances and spilt the ascent to the Grand St Bernard (GSB) Pass into three stages: Martigny to Orsieres; Orsieres to Bourg St Pierre (BSP) and BSP to the col GSB. At the moment, there is a strange relationship between ...

A Wizz in the Alps, Mürren, Switzerland travel blog

A Wizz in the Alps

A travel blog entry by flashpackers

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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 ...

Home Sweet Home ...., Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

Home Sweet Home ....

A travel blog entry by hpeier12

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... In the morning we drove true the beautiful French Country side over the Vogesen Mountain Range to Mulhouse where we entered Switzerland. we arrived at my Mothers House around 6 PM and sitting together with Family we enjoyed Dinner outside.........Feeling ...

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 ...

A most pleasant train journey, Geneva, Bern, Switzerland travel blog

A most pleasant train journey

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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Our flight to Geneva was at midday leaving us no time to do any further site seeing, so we spent a relaxed morning until our mini bus trip back to the airport. It is a shame to be leaving Budapest so soon. I liked what I had seen and would probably ...

Memories of France #3, Lausanne, Switzerland travel blog

Memories of France #3

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... to enjoy a moment or two of human contact on the telephone after another day walking alone through fields, forests and urban landscapes. I could go on but I won't; sometimes less is more.  News from Switzerland will follow soon.       ...

Full circle, Bern, Switzerland travel blog

Full circle

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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... 2 more minor passes on our way back to Bern arriving at Sabine's house at 5pm. It was such an unusually hot day for Switzerland and Sabine immediately bundled us off to the swimming pool to cool down. I opted for a snooze in the shade but Sabine and the ...

Base Camp: Martigny., Martigny, Switzerland travel blog

Base Camp: Martigny.

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... more expensive here. The weather was extremely kind to me today. It feels as if it has been raining continuously since I arrived in Switzerland, so it made a really pleasant change not to have to wear my rain gear at all today. Actually, it's pouring down ...

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 ...

Beautiful Fall Weather in the Alps of Switzerland, Saint Moritz, Switzerland travel blog

Beautiful Fall Weather in the Alps of Switzerland

A travel blog entry by hpeier12

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Trees are turning red& yellow .... weather is a balmy 22C ... perfect hiking weather im Engadin. Perfect Weather for Hiking in the Engadiner Alps. We went up to Guarda in the Lower part of the Engadin before heading to Pontresina both are my ...

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: ...

Most Amazing Expedition! - Part 1, Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

Most Amazing Expedition! - Part 1

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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"A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it." George Moore   Before I forget, I had forgotten to post my pictures from yesterdays walk around town and my hike with the entry. They are now interweaved ...

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 ...

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To the "Top of Europe"!

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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Up at 5am, or was is 4...3...2...1............   I didn't get the sleep I was hoping for. My new "friends" from across the hall had gone down to the basement to the kitchen at 10 when I went to bed. At 11h30 they came back up and were making ...

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 ...

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, ...

My NOTHING Day!, Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

My NOTHING Day!

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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Today I planned to do nothing but rest. I wrote this whole entry about "My NOTHING Day!" on the train back to Frankfurt tomorrow. Then I got home and accidently deleted it while deleting my old entries that had been copied here from my Outlook drafts ...

My First Kiss!, Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

My First Kiss!

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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This morning I wake up and it's raining. I head down to the breakfast room and the TV is showing the view from the top of the various mountains where there are restaurants and touristy stuff. There isn't a view at this time. The snow is coming down hard ...

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