Switzerland

The “Amazing Race” to Geneva

We were in “Amazing Race”. We were confused with the direction to Paris Orly Airport for the morning flight and we were still at the train station waiting for the train to arrive, just 45-min before the flight took off! We were very worried that we might miss the flight to Geneva and we […]

By |February 21st, 2008|Europe, Geneva, Switzerland|2 Comments

Interlaken Sweet Heaven

We took a train to Interlaken where we were be staying for the next three days. Interlaken is located between two beautiful lakes – Lake Brienz and Lake Thun.

Our hostel – Balmer’s Herberge was actually a 15-min walk from the train station to the hostel, but we could not find our way there. […]

By |February 20th, 2008|Europe, Interlaken, Switzerland|1 Comment

Mt Schilthorn, the 007 James Bond Mt.

We set out for our first mountain trip at the famous “007 James Bond Mountain” – Mt. Schilthorn in the Jungfrau Region. The Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn region is listed in UNESCO World Heritage.

We took a cable car from Gimmelwald to Mürren, a beautiful, idyllic and traffic-free mountain village, nestled amidst the enchanting mountain […]

By |February 19th, 2008|Europe, Switzerland|7 Comments

Exploring the Swiss Alpine Beauty

We headed halfway down from Mt. Schilthorn to Mürren, at about 1,650m above sea level, to explore the peaceful alpine meadows. Every angle of the mountainous view is picturesque!

Drinking spring water fresh from the Swiss alps!

There seemed to be many Indian tourists in the area. We got into a cable car packed with an […]

By |February 18th, 2008|Europe, Murren, Switzerland|1 Comment

Mt Titlis is superb!

Having not enough “FEEL” of mountains yet after the James Bond Mt trip, we went up to Mt Titlis, while our friend took the free cruise ride using the Swiss Pass. Going Mt Titlis from Interlaken took us half a day long but scenic train ride. It was never boring taking train […]

By |February 17th, 2008|Europe, Mt Titlis, Switzerland|4 Comments

Glacier Express through the Swiss Alps

We embarked on our next journey to Austria. It was a train-ride day for us on board the Glacier Express – the famous Swiss mountain railways that pass through the Alps in the heart of Switzerland. It was an awesome train ride with stunning views of different seasons flashing pass the window. We passed […]

By |February 16th, 2008|Europe, Glacier Express, Switzerland|6 Comments