Travel Blogs from Switzerland

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First Taste of Foriegn Culture, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

First Taste of Foriegn Culture

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

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I am finally here. I am really tired and this keyboard is funny...the y is not in the right place and there are dots on top of the letter öäü. It is a different world here. Note to self- buy compass. I got lost 4 times today. Its ok though because I ...

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 ...

To the

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 ...

Found the Funny Farm, Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

Found the Funny Farm

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

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I think I just came upon one of the best places in the world. I know this because I have met people from almost every continent and we all feel the same way. Interlaken is amazing. There are beautiful mountains all around and it is sandwiched between two ...

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 ...

Canyoning and Motoring, Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

Canyoning and Motoring

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

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Wow. I went canyoning today. It was nothing short of spectacular. First I rapelled down a 150 meter canyon, then we jumped, slid and climbed through more than a mile of beautiful Swiss Canyon. It was a little cold but we had wet suits on (as well as all ...

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 ...

Making New Friends, Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

Making New Friends

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

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... in less than 4 hours. Then its a whole new place. Maybe with sun not rain. But even the rain is special in Switzerland. I was speaking to some travellers yesterday about optimism. One said that he was a true pessimist. I argued that really, how bad could ...

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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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 30, St. Moritz, Switzerland travel blog

Day 30

A travel blog entry by mikaylalebo2

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It was 6am when the alarm went off. Yuck! As we slowly made our way out of bed, Weston and I took ice cold showers. After we got ready and packed, we headed down the street for breakfast. Weston and I went to a local bakery for a croissant, and Chandler ...

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 ...

How much for lunch????, Hergiswil, Switzerland travel blog

How much for lunch????

A travel blog entry by blain_holidays

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...  Driving through the city of Basel was a novelty as we drove through three countries in a very short period, being Switzerland, Germany and France.   The drive into France was pleasant with many castles and ruins dotting the hillside and we ...

G E I M E N, SWITZERLAND  -  7/18/2010, GEIMEN, Switzerland travel blog

G E I M E N, SWITZERLAND - 7/18/2010

A travel blog entry by jjndotr

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THERE ARE MANY HIKING TRAILS AROUND NATERS.  ONE TRAIL THAT WE ENJOYED A LOT WAS THE GEIMEN TRAIL.  IT TOOK US FIVE HOURS ROUND TRIP.  WE STARTED AT NINE IN THE MORNING AND FINALLY RETURNED BACK TO OUR APARTMENT AFTER 2 PM IN THE ...

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 ...

Hanging with the Swiss: Part II - Zurich, Zürich (Kreis 12) / Auzelg, Switzerland travel blog

Hanging with the Swiss: Part II - Zurich

A travel blog entry by andrew_mac

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I really surprised myself with how much I wrote about Basel...and I'm going to equally surprise myself with how little I'll write about Zurich. In fairness, I was having such a good time in Basel that I arrived late afternoon to Zurich, thus most of the ...

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