Zunfthaus zur Rebleuten
Travel Blogs from Chur
Friday 13th January
The world's slowest express train runs from Zermatt to St. Moritz via 291 bridges and 91 tunnels and takes 7 1/2 hours. The Rhaetian Railway first opened in 1889 and continued to progress to 1930 when the Glacier Express ran between St. Moritz to Zermatt in summer for the first time …
... a nice dinner before heading back through weather as miserable as it was going up - will this ever end?
Got home about 23.15, wound down and hit the sack – at least I did, Nicole, Vadim and Joanne were trying to encourage Aidan to settle down - after checking for skin growing between our toes.
Mind you, the Alameda gang who live in sunshine all the time (poor things!) are quite enjoying the rain – maybe they can take it back with them.
... br> - License plates are issued to individuals. If you sell the car and buy a new one, you keep the plate.
- Mosquitos are slow moving, do not bite (usually), and are dumb. This is probably why there are no window screens in Switzerland.
- Switzerland is the only the only country with a square flag.
- They really DO have a Navy.
- In Switzerland, it is illegal to keep just one guinea ...
Who woulda thought? Germany beating Brasil 7 to 1. For my German friend Max's 11 second thought on the subject just click here
Departed Vienna early on the road to Switzerland to visit my cousin Roger and his partner Joe who have invited me to stay with them in the Alps for a few days. Their home is high in the mountains (1100 meters up) in ...
... one person who has tested my tolerance levels. Travelling through here I am reminded of my favourite childhood book, Heidi. The cows even have bells around their necks as the freely wander around the hills side. I keep looking for her but she is no where to be seen. Tomorrow we head to Lucerne and another train journey. It's great to be off the bus for a while and the views seem even better by ...