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Today, unfortunately, is our last day in Switzerland. All good things, as they say, must come to an end and our final day today was a fitting farewell to the country that we have all grown to love. It was also another chance for the students to spend some final, quality time with their buddies.
We met at Lycee Jean Piaget at 8am, around the back near the lake. Once we had all arrived Annemarie divided everyone into groups, set the ground ...
After making it to the cable car we caught a ride down and headed back to our bus. Next stop, only five minutes down the road, were the Trümmelbach Falls. These falls are the only glacier waterfalls in the world that are located in a mountain. You enter the mountain and travel up a lift to the upper section which is joined by tunnels and platforms where you view the 20,000 litres per second of melted glacier from the Jungfrau mountain. The noise ...
... out of a shop one time to see a huge parade of women chanting and marching in a parade down the street. Apparently they were marching for equal pay, but there were a bunch of mad women. We later saw some college age students doing a dance routine with various sized red balls. It was entertaining, but completely random.
We went to bed around 10:30, with plans to go hiking in the Jungfrau region of the Alps the next day.
... they were doing, and must be pretty well known around here as the locals would cheer when certain songs came on. We didn’t end up leaving till about two thirty. The walk from the bus stop to Caroline’s house is pretty interesting to say the least, especially when you’re dealing with variables such as knee deep snow, about a million steps uphill, and the fact that my vision was perhaps slightly impaired.
We spent the day yesterday in ...
... enclosure. The bear is the animal on the Bern canton flag and they have kept bears at Bern for hundreds of years in a small concrete enclosure. They have built a large, modern enclosure in keeping with modern zoo practices and the animals have large trees to climb in and can swim in a long pool that is filled with flowing water from the river. We retuned to our campsite in the early afternoon ...
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