Switzerland October 4th 2007 When you imagine the Alps, the first place that probably comes to mind is Switzerland. That's not surprising considering that about two thirds of the country consists of alpine and sub-alpine areas. Its snow capped peaks, deep valleys, and high green meadows make it one of the world's most beautiful countries.
I've gotten around quite a bit in Switzerland, mostly by rail - which ... read more
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
My name is Robert Roach and I'm a Travel Writer and Photographer living in Los Angeles, California. For the past 10 years I've been working for a major airline which continuously allows me to enjoy one of my biggest passions, Traveling the World.
As Travelers, I feel we should share our experiences and pass on knowledge of what we've seen and learned. We live in a time when almost all of the Earth has been explored. With the exception of some of the deepest ocean depths, there is no place unknown to man which has not already been documented. However, everyone has their own view of a de... full info