Tag Archives: Train

Switzerland ~ Murren to Basel, and trying to be a local

July 27th ~ Basel, Switzerland We were leaving behind our high mountain base in Murren where we had hiked in the sunshine, been enveloped with clouds, saw a triple rainbow and climbed amongst underground waterfalls. It somehow felt anti-climatic to … Continue reading

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Getting from Lausanne to Murren is not easy

July 24th ~ Lausanne to Murren, Switzerland OK, it is not really difficult to get from Lausanne to Murren, but it does require several connections, some of which are very short and it helps if someone points you in the … Continue reading

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Lausanne, Switzerland ~ Getting into the Olympic Spirit

July 23rd ~ Lausanne, Switzerland Having a Swiss Pass has made it so easy for us to move about Switzerland. Today we traveled from Zermatt to Lausanne. I’ll start you off with a few shots taken from our train ride: 

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Glacier Express ~ Pontresina to Zermatt

July 21st ~ Zermatt, Switzerland I was sad to leave our little heaven on earth in Pontresina where we had been welcomed like family and treated like VIP’s. But it was time to once again catch a train. 

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How my screwing up affected our trip – Getting from Lucerne to Pontresina

July 19th ~ Travel day Lucerne to Pontresina Well, this was my punishment day for screwing up our reservations. The itinerary was intended to be one day taking the William Tell route from Lucerne to Lugano (overnight there for one … Continue reading

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Lucerne ~ We have found our fairy tale land!

Sunday July 17th ~ Lucerne, Switzerland The train ride from Appenzell to Lucerne was another WOW for us. We are really enjoying seeing the scenery pass by from the comfort of our train seats. I could get addicted to this … Continue reading

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Appenzell

Saturday, July 16th ~ Appenzell, Switzerland Yesterday we departed Zürich and made our way here to the small Alpine village of Appenzell. It is right out of storybook land. Lush green hillsides dotted with Swiss cows or the occasional goat, … Continue reading

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We met our “Guardian Angel” today

Wednesday, July 13th ~ Zurich, Switzerland The flight on Swiss Air was uneventful and arrived on time. I actually thought that the food was better than most of the airplane meals we have had over the past few years. We … Continue reading

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Spain ~ Taking the train from Santiago to Madrid

May 26th ~ Travel day on the train Dick and Karen were planning to fly home the next day from Madrid and Tim and I had booked a hotel right in the center of Madrid for the next week. We … Continue reading

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Fishing Village, Starfish Foundation and Sihanoukville

Wednesday, March 16th ~ Travel day to Sihanoukville We spent another half day on the bus and had the afternoon free which Tim and I chose to use to get some rest and for me to do some writing on … Continue reading

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