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Travel Blogs from Leysin
... New Zealand who were paragliding down from the mid-point to Chamonix Mind-blowing views from the top! Saw climbers venturing out in different directions Karin was suffering from a terrible headache (altitude); Bought coffee, hot chocolate & muffins (€18.20) Karin returned to Chamonix --- she went to the front of the line since she was feeling ill & threw up at the cable car station Bill, ...
... corner and the first challenge appears. The first of the suspension bridges. Donna freezes but with some coaxing she eventually walked acres with Steve. Now it is Liz's turn. Part of the way across another group walk onto the bridge and begin to rock the bridge. This unsettles Liz. Liz does complete the crossing. The girls are very apprehensive now and after rounding a few more corners they opt to return to the cafe. Russ and Steve ...
We leave for Sion today in the Swiss Alps. We are staying in a small alpine village called Nax which is high in the hillside overlooking Sion and the surrounding areas. Steve is today's driver but an hour of so into the trip he has a coughing attack and Russell takes the wheel. Today's drive is 260 km but will take us around 3 - 4 hours due to driving through the alps. The country side changes dramatically and becomes so majestic once we enter Switzerland. We ...
... Jazz Festival with two other interns, Michael (from OCHA) and his roommate Christian (from UNCTAD) - both from Germany. They were a lot of fun. Location-wise, it's a stunning place right off the lake, but setup-wise, kind of disappointing. It was a mile-long row of food tents, a little pavement path then tables to sit and eat along the rocks. A lot of people just sit on the rocks, much nicer and nature-like! There are only three venues, two of which are in a ...
... in New Jersey than Europe. But today the sun blazed through and there are small portions of time when you can actually see blue skies. This morning was the first time I had a full view of the snow-capped mountains. It never gets old. It is incredible how breathtaking these views are.
Today, we've got the Aigle Wine Festival after lunch, amidst much ...
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