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Switzerland in sun

Posted by Mac Lacy in Switzerland on September 11, 2012

 
 

  On this day, I left the group and hiked for two hours from Holenstein down to Grindelwald   The last full day of our trip, the Swiss Alps were illuminated by a bright, clear sun.  I was thrilled for my Swiss hosts, for my comrades who had never seen this country so clearly, and…

 

Switzerland in snow

Posted by Mac Lacy in Switzerland on September 11, 2012

 
 

  A couple prepares for a day in the mountains at the Wilderswil train station   Our group was treated to two very different Switzerland experiences in our five days on the ground.  The first few days we were there it was snowing in the Alps.  We were there in celebration of the Jungfrau Railways…

 
 

  Zurich’s Dolder Grand Hotel, built in 1899,  is home to a remarkable collection of original artwork, both indoors in its public spaces and out on its grounds   Zurich, the financial center of Switzerland, has been a gateway to this spectacular country for decades.  But this is a proud city that would like to…