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Category Archive: Switzerland

Switzerland

Feb 08

Mt. Pilatus: A Day Trip from Zurich

No epic adventure through Europe should be “go-go-go” all the time; a little down time is important as well. Ours was a 6-week trip that began with 10 days in Ireland and then a week-long Rhine River cruise. Needless to say, we scheduled in a few days of unplanned time between the two

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Feb 05

Basel, the Gateway to the Rhine River Cruises

Dear Luke and Leia, Today we are in Basel, the gateway to the Rhine River. Basel is considered the starting point of navigation upon the Rhine (the other end is the North Sea) and thus many river cruises leave and arrive from here. This is why we are here too, but we arrived early because …

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Jan 29

A Day Trip From Zurich to Lucerne and Mount Pilatus

Dear Luke and Leia, Today we took a day train trip from Zurich to Lucerne and nearby Mount Pilatus. Whenever we think of Switzerland, Swiss cheese, snow-capped mountains and gorgeous mountain lakes come to mind. This trip has it all, every icon you can probably think of.

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Jan 22

One Day in Zurich

Dear Luke and Leia, Here we are in Switzerland! I decided to share our first day in pictures as we roamed Zurich, a beautiful alpine city. Zurich is located at the tip of Lake Zurich, among the Swiss Alps on the northern border of Switzerland.

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Apr 26

The Rhine River Cruise Itinerary

It all began with reminiscing about our honeymoon cruise. We’d had such a great time the first time, we decided it was time to do another one. Suddenly, we found ourselves booking a Rhine River cruise.

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Aug 13

One Day in Basel, Switzerland

Basel is the furthest upriver that any of the Rhine River cruise ships can navigate, and I suspect that it may be a good source of tourism for the city. To be honest, had it not been for the fact that that’s where our cruise began I’m not sure it ever would have been in …

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