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... before they closed (good thing I thought of that in advance!). We finally were able to get both cars and then started driving to a closer train station to pick up the rest of the group. By the time our cars are full of luggage and people it's close to nine at night with still eight hours to go. We began with a lot of energy but halfway through the journey that faded and we decided we would stay overnight in Innsbruck, Austria. This first half of our journey was absolutely ...
First off, my apologies for the long absence. I can say that this has been the first moment since I left my host family in Spain that I haven't been in chaotic travel mode. After leaving Liendo, I made a stop in Bilbao where I visited the beautiful Guggenheim museum (highly recommend) and then traveled on to meet my lovely friend Madeline in her new home town, Barcelona. I had the pleasure of experiencing Barcelona as a local, with my own tour guide. We spent most ...
... and go to the top of Europe, to Jungfraujoch, sitting at 3454m above sea level. To be walking down a city street, with the mountains steeply climbing up into the clouds, with their snow covered peaks, is magical to see. To catch a train (three trains actually) climbing to Europe’s highest railway station, was an experience. Even to be able to see nothing when at the top, with a total white-out, at -6 C, was still not a disappointment. The train trips ...
... and never have to put on a rain jacket or put on hiking boots. Besides *****ing about the prices or tourists, we would usually take the local busses to the top of mountains and hike down or explore random valleys or waterfalls. We stayed in the coolest hostel ever - a set of about 20 large tents - called Balmers Tent Village. It was quite out of the way in a lush field in Wilderswil but ...
... Swiss Franc's and a bite to eat, boarded our train and were in Interlaken before we knew it.
Which brings up an interesting bit of trivia… What’s up with the CHF and all the CH bumper stickers on the Swiss truncks/bumpers? Turns out that in order to come up with a language neutral name for their new tri lingual country, when the Swiss inked their confederation in 1848, they chose a neutral language, Latin, to name the Confederation of ...
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