A week in Switzerland – spoilt silly by good friends July 20th 2011 I had returned to Switzerland for the first time since January 1983, having at that time spent the previous summer at an Alpage followed by picking grapes for the Vendange. I was taking the opportunity of the short hop from Barcelona to revisit my good friends Brigitte and Francois in Vevey. Carolina was with me and I figured we would just lay about a bit, swimming in Lac Lamont, and maybe mixin ... read more
Europe » Switzerland » South-West » Vevey 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
After 10 months in India with Gladys the wonder bike (my Royal Enfield), I had to leave after my second visa ran out! Give me the good old days when Aussies did not need a visa in India. SO.... thought I'd check out Turkey and that's what I am doing until I return again to India by September at the latest.
Just lolling around looking for shanti places and nice people. East Turkey seems to be the place.
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