Amazing Engineering! May 25th 2011 Amazing Engineering
I cant pretend to be technically minded. I can fix a plug, erect a shelf albeit temporary, and my eyes usually glaze over when ever technical conversations about engines etc crop up .
I have to amazed though, at the engineering achievements that have been accomplished in the Alps, particularly around Interlaken.
The near vertical funicular railways, cable car gantry’s ere ... read more
Europe » Switzerland » South-West » Interlaken 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
Alison and Kim are embarking on a 6 month trip across Europe. Through France, Germany, Austria Switzerland, Italy, Croatia, Albania Greece eventually ending at Istanbul in Turkey. We both suffer from a 'wanderlust' alway wondering what is over the next hill or around the next cove.
We expect to cover 9000 miles and will be travelling in our Mazda Bongo. A marvelous Japanese invention MPV one minute and a camper the next.
We are writing this blog so we can keep in contact with our family and friends to let them know what we are up to.... full info