Category Archives: Switzerland

The perfect start to 2015 – Switzerland

After a late night or should I say early morning there was minimal movement in the house until about 10am.  Beth and Shaun had stayed over as they live an hour and a half away in the Jura.  We had … Continue reading

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New Year’s Celebrations – Switzerland

On the 31st Elvis went skiing with his friend Christophe and Karin & I went to Altdorf to get some more supplies for New Years Eve.  It had stopped snowing but remained cold.  Karin and I decided to build a snow bar … Continue reading

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Snow Fun – Switzerland

On returning from our Glacier Express experience Steve had planned on cooking lamb on the BBQ. He hadn’t factored in that it would snow while we were away so off he went into the cold to cook our dinner : … Continue reading

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The Glacier Express, St Moritz to Andermatt – Switzerland

After exploring St. Moritz on Boxing Day we stayed in Zouz so we could get up early and catch the Glacier Express – it departed St. Moritz at 9.02am on Saturday the 27th December. There was a high level of … Continue reading

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St. Moritz – Switzerland

On Boxing Day or St Stephens Day as they call it in Switzerland we started our journey to St.Moritz. Elvis, Steve and I left the house about 7.30am and walked down to the Post Office in Buochs to catch the … Continue reading

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Celebrating Christmas in Buochs – Switzerland

We arrived into Zurich airport on Sunday the 21st December at about 4pm. Elvis was there to pick us up along with all our luggage : ) It takes just over an hour to get to Buochs from Zurich. The … Continue reading

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Klausen Pass – Switzerland

Saturday bought more sunshine so Karin, Elvis and I decided to do another hike. This time we headed for the Klausen Pass. Klausen Pass is a high mountain pass in the Swiss Alps connecting the cantons of Uri and Glarus. … Continue reading

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