Travel Blogs from Bosco Gurin
... our picnics at the top of the mountain for an hour or so before heading back down the mountain.
Our afternoon was spent at Trummelbach falls - 10 amazing waterfalls inside the rock walls, all stunningly lit, and flowing at a rate of 22, 000 Litres per second. What force!
A big thank you to AnneMarie, our Swiss tour leader, ...
Day 2: Top of Europe!
Left Zurich bright and early. The day was bright and sunny. Too bad it took more than 2 hours to reach the top of Europe (Cutting through Kleine Scheidegg where from then on it was 45mins in the tunnel) and by then the clouds have shrouded the entire place - couldn't see anything!! At least on the way up could see the mountains quite clearly ( today's weather was
worse. It was so misty when raining ...
This morning, Jungfraujoch was the only thing on the agenda. After another stellar breakfast, we walked down to the train station to catch the bus to Jungfraujoch. We departed the train station at 8:40 and arrived at the top of Europe by 11:00. The way to the top (over 11,000 feet) is an incredible feat of engineering.
The man who had the idea to for a train to the top of the Jungfraujoch in the late 1800s was named Mr. ...
... harness, helment, and big stones. This high ropes course takes zou so zou are walking along rebar that has been drilled into the face of a sheer cliff w 3000 ft below zou. it also has zou tight rope over 5000 ft crvases, climb down ladders down cliffs, and stepp on more rebar steps over and down more sheer cliff faces. the last obstical is a suspension bridge about 100 zards long, suspended 5000 ft above the vallez floor. the bridge is 2 ft wide and is verz wobblz. These ...
I am a firm believer in the saying that a picture is worth a thousand words, I take a lot of them in my travels. I like to also take it one step further and say a thousand pictures can never replace actually being there, it was never more true than my day spent in the Swiss Alps.
I have always been fascinated with mountains since I was a young boy and saw them on the movie the "Sound of Music". As I grew older I heard ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed