Travel Blogs from Switzerland

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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 ...

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 ...

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: ...

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 ...

A Room with the most Awesome View!, Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

A Room with the most Awesome View!

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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... walked down every street in town. The town isn't that big. The building architecture is quite interesting. I'm definitely in Switzerland.   I figured something else out during my walk down Main Street. I am definitely a shopaholic, though you ...

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 ...

Singapore 3. Tag - Schwyz, Thun, Switzerland travel blog

Singapore 3. Tag - Schwyz

A travel blog entry by rtw1314

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Dr LETZT Tag isch abroche… Aber o dä hei mir no bewusst u i volle Züg wöue gniesse u si drum zu dä Universal Studios ufbroche. Uf Tripadvisor hei mir gläse ka, dass mä z.T. bis zu 2h muäss astah, deshalb si mir bereits bir Türöffnig dert ...

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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