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Roman Ruins and Medieval Towns and Bears-Oh My!

For our last full day in Switzerland, V took the day off and we spent 11 hours touring the Swiss countryside and hopping from train to train from Lausanne to Murten to Avenches to Bern and back. Up and at ’em, we headed to Murten first since I was very excited V hadn’t been there […]

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abroad travel

Chateau “Duh” Chillon

Breakfast came first, and then the long wait at the bus stop (20 minutes, and this is a Swiss bus!). From the bus we rode the Metro to Ouchy and walked over to the Olympic Museum in Lausanne. Plenty of statues lined the road up to the Museum and then we walked under the highest […]

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abroad travel

Lazy Sunday

Sunday I popped out of bed to check the conditions up on Jungfraujoch, and nearly fell over. I knew we had hiked quite a ways the day before, but my tight calves told me just how far as they knotted up and I sucked in my breath at their protest as I got up. Yeouch! […]

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abroad travel

The Golden Pass

Friday we had an uncomfortably early start as Husband was up at 4:00, and I couldn’t seem to fall back asleep either. We entertained ourselves for a few hours watching TV and checking email, then got ready to go to Lauterbrunnen for the weekend. I was disappointed to find out V had decided to stay […]

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abroad travel

Taking Care of Business

Even after the marathon travel day on Wednesday, Thursday morning I found myself up at 06:30. My eyes opened and my body yelled “time to get up!” and despite my best efforts, I just couldn’t argue. Husband had more success at hitting the snooze on his body clock, and didn’t get up until closer to […]