Hotel A La Marenda

3961, Grimentz, Valais, Swiss Alps, Switzerland | Hotel

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On to the stunning Swiss Alps...

A travel blog entry by laurenmcwilliam


... instead of going to the top of the mountain. SKYDIVING!! Whaaat!? Omg im going to **** myself! It is so expensive but I thought I might as well do it with the money that Granny gave me, make it something special that I will remember. After we had a little walk through the village, we went back to the camp for dinner which our chef made, it was really yum actually and ...

James Bond day

A travel blog entry by awithey


... the temperature had risen. Having collected it we then skied down a red run doing various exercises. Having finished a quick turn exercise I waited just below Richard (the instructor) for the rest of the group. However Mike (an Oak-hall guest) lost control clipped the back of Richard and came straight into me at high speed. My legs went from under me and I slid down the ...

Mmmmm ... cake

A travel blog entry by londonpenguin


... ve never much cared for BF cake but, boy!, was this good. And then she gave us tots of cherry schnapps. Just sniffing the glass was enough to make me dizzy.

Back on the bus. Eventually, we crossed over the Rhine into France and about 30 minutes later we drove into Switzerland. Unfortunately, the warmth of the sun shining in, and the movement of the bus, and the fact that I was so tired made me doze off a bit. John dozed too. In fact, quite a few ...

The stunning swiss alps

A travel blog entry by paulgoesglobal


... for the afternoon. It was great fun, we met the guides Adrian and Hans who escorted us the mountain via cable car gondola thingys (they carrying the 30 kilo parachutes in backpacks on their backs). Then got set up at the top of the valley. The take offs were a bit awkward as your strapped together with your guide, Lauren took off first, and it looked like her and the instructor were going to fly directly into a house, then Adrian and I followed. For those that haven't paraglided, ...

Soggy, but good!

A travel blog entry by chuckandmarysue


... have been told that we shouldn't go if the weather is bad, but the report is that it might clear up a bit tomorrow afternoon, then get yucky again for Monday. Since the tickets are part of our package, we are going to go either tomorrow or Monday, no matter what. Our hiking plan has us going tomorrow, then hiking part of the way to our next hotel. We'll let you know what we decided in tomorrow's blog. Until then, auf ...


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