Hotel Du Pont
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... bought train tickets to take us to Gornergrat, which is one of the highest and closest places to view the Matterhorn. The ride on this train was something else. It seemed to go straight up; I know it couldn't do that but it was truly a steep climb only possible by a cog wheel train. The Matterhorn was a truly spectacular thing to see. We had a great view and saw several glaciers, and several 12,000 foot Alp peaks. We were very fortunate to ...
... had come to Canada to visit family and discover a larger part of a country she had and still considers to be part of her home.
We had enjoyed their company so much that in coming back to Switzerland, we hoped we would see them. We had just that chance on this day.
Communication and technology has improved considerably since the days of Alexander Graham Bell. Hand-held telecommunication devices are amazing and calls can be made from as ...
... down over the safety bar, and it was a plastic shield that kept the wind and cold away. It wasn't really even that's cold, but it was really cool to see this and honestly an amazing invention that we need to bring to America. On that lift we met this extremely friendly and well-spoken 14 year girl who lives in Interlaken. She was telling us how they were practicing for a race they had on Sunday, and also that she spoke three languages. She started English in ...
... the countryside. Little groups of houses with their own church and market place set against the backdrop of green mountains. Just beautiful.
We arrived in st moritz and got a transfer to the backpackers hostel. ( that just tells you how far out of town we were!) I had 'stolen' some food from breakfast so we got a pot of tea and ate sandwiches in our room. Tomorrow we would look around st ...
... the Sistine Chapel
so I couldn’t get one of Michealangelo’s ceiling. The museums weren’t really
worth it especially after going to the Louvre.
We left Vatican
City and walked to the Coliseum stopping at various things on the way. Instead
of going in the front door of the Coliseum, we started at Palatine hill, made
our way through the forum and finally did the Coliseum. It ...