Hotel Des Alpes

Crans-Sur-Sierre, Crans-Montana, Valais, Swiss Alps, 3963, Switzerland | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Crans-Montana

Zermatt, Basel and the Rhine

A travel blog entry by kwdestinations

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... have spooky unsettling feelings in them. When you look at buildings that are still in disrepair, you can understand, what I feel, is an underlying behavior in Europeans of being “defeated” in property, emotions, creativity and loss. It is something Europeans were brought up with, hearing these tragic stories from their grandparents, parents, schooling and looking at their town's scars with memorials to remind them of wars past.

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High In The Swiss Alps

A travel blog entry by 2texastravelers

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... was 30 MPH and I was definitely in need of oxygen.

We returned to Interlaken by way of Wengen and Lauterbrunnen -- the opposite side from the ascent earlier in the day.

Notes: Glaciers move very slow. The Aletsch Glacier below us travels down the valley at slightly over 300 feet per year. The snow falling this year in the Alps will flow into the Mediterranean Sea in about 125 years.


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The top of Europe

A travel blog entry by hannah_louise

... snow fight or two saw the ice palace where they have all these really cool ice sculptures carved in and it was freezing cold in this area. The next thing we knew it was 4pm and time to head down the mountain again, it was really cool to be at the rooftop of Europe. Then a cheese fondu for dinner and a bit of a party in the bar after ...

WENGEN

A travel blog entry by jennyinparis

... to view the north face of the Eiger and the view into the Grimmalwald Valley below. The scenery was incredible. Saw a st Bernard with a Swiss Guide. We walked the 21/2 hour trek back to WENGEN. So many windflowers along the road and in paddocks. A beautiful downhill walk. We were too tired to continue on to Lauterbrunnen and took the train back down the mountain. Graham had ...

Yosemite...ON CRACK!

A travel blog entry by jonesadventures

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... is at an elevation of about 2,600 feet while the cliffs above the valley reach almost 10,000 feet. This sheer vertical drop of the cliff faces (over 7,000 feet) is what makes for such a dramatic view...or as Kyle puts it, "its like Yosemite, on crack!"

When we returned to the hotel, we rested for a bit and decided not to head up high today since the clouds never cleared at the higher elevations (not worth the money if you don’t get the view ...

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