Grindelwald - Berne June 18th 2011 As forecasted, it is raining. Everywhere. So nowhere to escape it by train. We decided to go to Berne and visit the Alpine Museum and Natural History Museum. There was the usual chaos at the bahnhof and a very busy city but we eventually found our way down through the old town and over the river to the musems. Berne is an interesting city with contrasts of old and new. The shops and pavement ... read more
Europe » Switzerland » North-West » Berne 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
These blogs were started to record our Europe May to August 2011 trip. The Blogs were great for us to diary each day, for others to follow and for us to review when back home. Several have been published into personal books. And so it has continued adding:
Europe - Italy,Switzerland, France, 2011
The Hurunui High Country Walk 2011.
Europe 2013 - Austria, Switzerland, France and Ireland.
Alps2Ocean and Clutha Bike Trails 2014
A Christmas in Switzerland and Germany 2014
Biking the Danube, the Italian Dolomites and Austrian Lakes 2015
Vancouver, Lake Chelan (Washington S... full info