Travel Blogs from Schlieren
It was our second trip to Brunni in three days. The first trip was cut short by taking the wrong train. More on that later. But today, we made the right train and off we go to Brunni, changing train once at Wadenswil then a bus from Einseldehn to Brunni. Sf25 bus/train day pass. Kids free as usual- Noel with Junior Card and Emile being under 6.
... through the reams of travel literature I amassed and settled on two reliable sources - the city's own offline but interactive iPhone app and a hard copy of the Zurich In Your Pocket guide. I first came across this series of guides in 2004 while travelling around Eastern Europe - they were just starting out then but have spread much further since though still heavily focused on Eastern Europe. They're compiled by locals, targeted towards younger independent ...
... see since I finished reading the book in Cairo. The flight seemed like it would never end and I could hardly sleep. I am not quite sure if it was the anticipation of returning home or the fact that the flight was just incredibly long. When the flight finally landed in Philly, I spent forever going through customs, and I then had to go through agriculture because apparently riding on a camel counts as being on a farm. Luckily, I had a bit of time to grab ...
Twas the week before Christmas, and we're packing up house;
To return to our home, far away from the cows.
As we pack away things that we’ll ship to the States
We’re counting down mere hours instead of big dates
As to be expected it’s quite bittersweet
To say final goodbyes to the friends we did meet.
The Gadhammar neighbors have gotten so close
I think that our daughters might miss them the ...
I have a new understanding for the U2 song, Where The Streets Have No Name. When I am driving around Switzerland, where every sign is written in a language I do not understand, I get it; it might as well be that the streets have no name.
I love having a GPS here; in fact I am sure there are a lot of things that I never ever would have attempted in the last 12 days without "the lady" (as our friends Binit and Angie call it). ...
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