Gasthaus Edelweiss

Am Dorfplatz, Vals, Grisons, Swiss Alps, 7132, Switzerland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Vals

Love it when a plan comes together!

A travel blog entry by anne.nathan

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... piles on board; a long announcement in French and everyone starts piling off. We get off and the board has changed - this train is now heading in a different direction altogether! I leave Bryan with the bags and head downstairs - find a train to Besancon on platform C; head back up the stairs to see Bryan coming down with a bag in each hand - a kind gentleman had heard the announcement and told Bryan. Settle in on this train. It's almost 7.41 and there ...

A day for flowers…

A travel blog entry by ceseal

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... his Sports Tracker App). It held over 150 passengers on two decks and was probably about 100’ in length.

The botanical garden proved to be a welcomed retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city and helped our recovery from the “Thusis incident.” Of course, we took lots of pics of flowers and plants, Sara with her cell phone and Roger with his digital camera but realized about 2/3’s of the way through our ...

Bernina Express

A travel blog entry by ceseal

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... age glaciers. Without the benefit of cogs, the express ascends the almost 7000 ft, at times at an astounding 7 % grade, by a series of hairpin much like one we experience on a steep highway. In its climb, it passes through many tunnels and crosses elegant multiple arch bridges- many constructed of stone. Sights abound from your vantage point in comfortable coaches with very large windows to facilitate viewing of the soaring mountains, deep gorges, cascading ...

A blog extra- pop culture observations…

A travel blog entry by ceseal

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... are walking, hiking and biking than you normally see in the US (see first observation above)

Our sample is fairly small but the motorcyclists tend to wear very nice leather riding clothes color coordinated with their bikes. Most all wore helmets with wrap around jaw protection with face shields.

Bicyclists normally wore coordinated outfits- not ragtag shorts and T-shirts like David, Mike and Roger. Saw more of what we would call mountain bikes ...

Castles in the sky...

A travel blog entry by ceseal

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... valleys. Bellinzona remained in the hands of Milan until it was occupied by the French in 1503. However, rather than submitting to French rule, Bellinzona chose to join the Swiss Federation.

Castelgrande, the castle we visited, dates back as early as the 14th century. However, settlements on the Castelgrande hill date back to 5500-5000 BC (Neolithic)! The Museum in the castle displays some of the early pottery, arrow heads, and tools ...

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4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding