A Swiss Christmas December 30th 2008 It was Christmas time, and we were in search of our second white Christmas - so Ange and I headed off to Switzerland for the four day break to enjoy the natural beauty of the region (and hopefully some snow).
We flew into Zurich on the night of Christmas Eve and then took the train south-west to Lucerne where we would spend the next two nights, before moving onto Interlaken for a few days.
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Europe » Switzerland The Swiss Confederation was founded in 1291 as a defensive alliance among three cantons. In succeeding years, other localities joined the original three. The Swiss Confederation secured its independence from the Holy Roman Empire in 1499. Switzerland... ... read more