Resort Luxury in Gstaad May 9th 2010 In late January I head off for a weeks snow holiday in Gstaad, Switzerland, resort town of the rich and famous.
I flew into Geneva and was treated to a spectacular view of the Alps, including Mt Blanc (the highest peak in Europe). From here the great scenery continued as I took a train alongside Lake Geneva and then the
Golden Pass train which climbed up into the snow capped Alps. As we moved ... read more
Europe » Switzerland » South-West 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