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We are almost two weeks into our trip and you could be forgiven to think that we've had enough of sightseeing and shopping but if today was anything to go by we're just getting started!
Today was a day for us to spend together - just the MHS people. Our billets had to go to school for their regular classes so it was just all 21 of us who braved the cool and grey day and headed over to the nation's capital - Bern.
The train system in Switzerland is ...
... back with some lunch. It was then time to explore this beautiful village, although once the astro-turf soccer field was located, the exploring stopped and the world-cup soccer game started. It was Swiss v Aussies, though right from the start it was a little unfair in regards to numbers, but that didn’t seem to dampen their enthusiasm for the game. After a hard-fought 20 minutes I’m pleased to say that Australia was victorious. I’m sure everyone ...
We profited from a first very nice and warm spring weekend here in Switzerland and decided to check out the remote Jura region of Switzerland.
After a two hour train and bus ride we arrived at the the beautiful lake "Etang de la Gručre" which was man-made in the 17th century to run a mill. The surface was crystal clear and we enjoyed the mirror like reflection.
After having surrounded the lake we continued our hike across deserted cow ...
... an amazing gorge that made the trip
From here we drove via back roads to the Col du Chasseral,
1500 meters above sea level, from where we enjoyed another superb view of the
Southern Alps with Lakes Biel and Neuchatel in the foreground.
And so down to Gampelen where after setting up camp we
enjoyed a swim in the lake followed by a braai in the sun.
... country road to Badenweiler with only 25 km to go.
It is dark twilight by the time we enter the quiet spa town of Badenweiler. It is immediately apparent that it is a special space in the hills of the Black Forest. We find the the Hotel Rebecca B&B courtesy of the Garmin and with no one in the reception area because it's after hours, we follow the instructions in German to find our room, drop some stuff off, then immediately set out to ...