Switzerland


 

A Trip to Mount Pilatus

Mount Pilatus is a 2,128 m high mountain in Switzerland, overlooking the gorgeous town of Lucerne. With two days to spare in Lucerne back in August during our spontaneous six day Swiss adventure, we couldn’t miss out on experiencing this incredible landmark. Buffet breakfast demolished and suitcases packed, one again, we caught the early morning train to Alpnachstad station, which sits at the base of…
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Lucerne Photo Diary

Lucerne is hands down my favourite place in Europe that I’ve visited so far. I knew it was going to be beautiful from what I’d seen online prior to our trip, but seeing it in the flesh confirms its impressive reputation. After getting up crazy early and saying goodbye to Darryl’s family in Neunkirch, we got train number one of…
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Rhine Falls Photo Diary

Visiting the Rhine Falls was a must during our trip to Switzerland, being the largest plain waterfall in Europe and all, and the fact that Darryl’s family live ten minutes away by train meant this was easily doable. Christmas two years ago Darryl and I spent the festivities in Scotland, which is somewhere I spent many holidays growing up, so for…
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Schaffhausen Photo Diary

If you’ve read my posts on Zurich and Neunkirch, or better yet been to either one of them yourself, you’ll have seen how beautiful they are. Schaffhausen holds just as much of that typically quaint, Swiss feel as the other towns. Being home to a section of the Rhine itself it’s a lovely place to visit for a few hours,…
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Neunkirch Photo Diary

    After our short but sweet afternoon exploring Zurich, it was time to head to Neunkirch to meet Darryl’s Uncle, Chris, and his partner Monica, who kindly let us spend four nights with them so that we could see more of the family and explore a couple of other areas in the north of Switzerland during our six day trip. On the Tuesday…
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