Travel Blogs from Switzerland

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Lotschental, where time stood still...., Fafleralp, Switzerland travel blog

Lotschental, where time stood still....

A travel blog entry by roamingfree

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   We left the campsite in Grindelwald with some reluctance.   How often do you get the chance to camp at the foot of the Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau.  It would have been easy to spend much longer there, in the mountainous region ...

City of Nations, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

City of Nations

A travel blog entry by davefrendy

After a rather uninspiring (stupid winter) train ride along the banks of Lake Geneva, we arrived in the peace capital of the world. The aim was basically to see the UN headquarters, and any free museums that might be of interest. We weren't sure how ...

Bern, Bern, Switzerland travel blog

Bern

A travel blog entry by anniebenham

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... a large amount of money on things I didn't really need I figured that I better go and buy some food.  One downside of Switzerland is it is stupidly expensive, the prices in Italy weren't low but this country is just nuts. For example if I looked in ...

Last ride / Letzte Fahrt, Cham, Switzerland travel blog

Last ride / Letzte Fahrt

A travel blog entry by infiniteroad

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... the night before a beer together. After a half hour I'm going through a little rain shows. A clear sign that I'm back in Switzerland. Later in the Hotel Sax Disentis I do stop to eat a Bratwurst with Rösti and unexpectedly meet my Godmother and other ...

+++ Welcome Back Home +++, Cham, Switzerland travel blog

+++ Welcome Back Home +++

A travel blog entry by infiniteroad

"Ich habe viel gesehen und doch nur so wenig"      "Ich habe das Abenteuer gesucht, und die Menschen, Kulturen und Geschichte gefunden"           "Ich wollte kurioses fotografieren und ...

Hike day, Mürren, Switzerland travel blog

Hike day

A travel blog entry by erblair

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9/16/2011  RichWe have arrived in Murren in the swiss alps via train then large tram car then vernucular train.  It is a stellar sunny day, about 75 degrees and slight breeze.  There is a base jumping and base flying competition today. ...

Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland travel blog

Lucerne

A travel blog entry by megs-anoop

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We decided to drive about 15 kms outside of Lucerne to visit Fortress Fürigen. It was built into the mountain side in 1941 to protect roads and rail lines that led along Lake Lucerne to the Berner Oberland in case of invasion. It was part of a series of ...

Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland travel blog

Lucerne

A travel blog entry by jenny-peter-g

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A later start this morning - left at 9.30 on a cruise, sightseeing on Lake Lucerne.  A lovely sunny morning and it was so lovely and peaceful floating over the still lake.  Travelled across the lake to meet our coach for the short drive to the ...

Lucerne to Heidelberg, Lucerne, Switzerland travel blog

Lucerne to Heidelberg

A travel blog entry by jenny-peter-g

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From Lucerne, first stop was the Rhine Falls at Schaffhausen still in Switzerland. Only 25 metres high, but an enormous amount of water pouring over being channelled between some rocky outcrops.   Next over the border into Germany and a drive through ...

Rheinfall, Schaffhausen, Switzerland travel blog

Rheinfall

A travel blog entry by kescott

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I set out to Schaffausen pretty early (for me) on wise advise from George so as to get a few towns into my day.  Schaffhausen is a small town with a cute but small old town.  Tourist office was closed when I got in so decided to follow signs to ...

Zurich Quick stop, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

Zurich Quick stop

A travel blog entry by poohgirl1

Two hour stop in Zurich. We passed the time in the VIP lounge of course as we could not possibly sit with the common people who are in the "cattle" section of the plane as Noah and Jesse now call ...

Switzerland = Fun, Lauterbruunen, Switzerland travel blog

Switzerland = Fun

A travel blog entry by lorinthies

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... . The next day, Jason found a place that had a camera charger, since my batteries weren't charging - aaaaaahhhhh.We got to Switzerland yesterday and it is WONDERFUL. The people are amazing and the views even better. Our room has a balcony facing a small ...

Legal Disclaimer..., geneve, switzerland, Switzerland travel blog

Legal Disclaimer...

A travel blog entry by traciellen

Sorry, in the previous entry I said to JP "when we leave the girls" I meant to say, "when the girls leave us" You never  know when the lawyers will get ...

Our last apartment stay in France, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Our last apartment stay in France

A travel blog entry by jayton

Back live as all the previous entries were written and saved until we got internet again. So we are staying in a small village called Thoiry-Marie which is about 45 minutes travel from Geneva if you catch the bus on time.  Marie is French for Mayor ...

Another town built on hills, Lausanne, Switzerland travel blog

Another town built on hills

A travel blog entry by alexcooper

Lausanne is only a half an hour train ride from Montreux, so very short indeed for us. Our hostel was only a 2 minute walk from the station and has a great set up. We dumped our bags and headed out, Lausanne is quite a small town built on a series of ...

Lovely Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland travel blog

Lovely Lucerne

A travel blog entry by meganmacnab

... to stay awake!!! Which is cool but also irritating because  I miss some awesome views. The one country that I was awake for was Switzerland, this country looks like a oil painting. Green, pretty and clean. We arrived at our farm style hotel at the top of ...

OMG!, Fribourg, Switzerland travel blog

OMG!

A travel blog entry by mo0ks

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... own a car and public transport is good). So.. he called on a friend named Firoz.. an Indian who has been living in Switzerland for the past 3 years.. to drive the car. Before leaving Fribourg.. Manuel had some business to attend to in a part of Fribourg ...

Rainy Zurich, Zürich, Switzerland travel blog

Rainy Zurich

A travel blog entry by suikerbossie

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We traveled from Innsbruck to Zurich on the 10th. We were so warmly greeted by our Couch Surfer who was born in South Africa, so it felt a little like coming home. We washed our clothes for the first time in...................... 2 WEEKS! (no, we don't ...

A few little trips, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

A few little trips

A travel blog entry by shanam6m

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... Apple Store where I had to run in and check my email.  I know. Sounds crazy and almost pathetic that just arriving Switzerland that's one of the first things to do after going to McDonalds...but, with limited internet access in Weingarten you take it ...

Zermatt, Zermatt, Switzerland travel blog

Zermatt

A travel blog entry by gustn

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Arrive in Switzerland, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

Arrive in Switzerland

A travel blog entry by sailingglenn

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... and go stay in a real, Swiss cabin, Stalden, Switzerland travel blog

... and go stay in a real, Swiss cabin

A travel blog entry by sailingglenn

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Switzerland is Beautiful... even in the rain!, Engelberg, Switzerland travel blog

Switzerland is Beautiful... even in the rain!

A travel blog entry by ericavt

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In the morning we got up super early to leave Germany and head towards Switzerland. Probably the most interesting part of the drive was listening to our tour guide (who could speak for hours without taking a breath) talk about all the interesting things ...

A brief glimpse., Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

A brief glimpse.

A travel blog entry by tan14

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My trip to Zurich was via the Golden Panorama train which has great views through some mountain ranges and past gorgeous lake. On my way I decided to stop in Luzern(Lucerne) for a few hours to check out the city. It of course is situated on a lake and ...

The Mountains Win Again, Gimmelwald, Switzerland travel blog

The Mountains Win Again

A travel blog entry by meghanwithanh

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... there were mountains towering above me. The chorus of cow bells echoing from the valleys below assured me I must be in Switzerland. I think I've discovered paradise. Nestled between the famous Eiger, Jungrau, and Monch mountains is the little town of ...

Geneva part II (and Annecy, France), Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Geneva part II (and Annecy, France)

A travel blog entry by jwalkntheworld

Our last two days in Europe! By the time we got into Geneva it was 4 pm. We used the remaining of the evening to tour Geneva and explore the old town. However, it just didn't seem right to spend our last day in Europe in Geneva, so we made a day trip to ...

Day 10 Geneva Rest Day, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Day 10 Geneva Rest Day

A travel blog entry by scootwilliams

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After our leisurely breakfast we had to wash our damp and smelly cycle kit from the last 4 days. We headed off in search of a launderette and were lucky enough to find one 5 minutes from the hotel. We agreed on £20 and left our six bags full and ...

Bern River...we saw, we swam, we froze....., Bern, Switzerland travel blog

Bern River...we saw, we swam, we froze.....

A travel blog entry by sobby

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As if interlaken wasn´t enough of an addrenailine rush...next came bern! In Bern there is a river that surrounds the whole city and it is actaully clean enough to swim in. It is a VERY fast flowing river that you can get in and float down into the city ...

Lets go to Switzerland and have some McDonalds, Basel, Switzerland travel blog

Lets go to Switzerland and have some McDonalds

A travel blog entry by baggagewhores

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Nothing much to say, really. Went to Switzerland for half an hour, had some McDonalds. They have shrimp things. I'ts ...

River Reuss, Old Town, Lion Monument, Luzern Switzerland, Switzerland travel blog

River Reuss, Old Town, Lion Monument

A travel blog entry by ranlo

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... music while we tried to take in each area of this magnificent church. FACTS: The first large baroque church in Switzerland with construction beginning in 1667. The onion topped towers were not completed until 1893. Main organ, built by Swiss organ ...

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