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Zermatt, Switzerland
The Glacier Express Train to Zermatt

March 19th 2016
We both agree that train travel is incredibly romantic. We’ve probably watched too many movies….but we’re Americans. We live in a country where railroads are something that blocks traffic at exactly the wrong time while you sit and watch tanker cars, spray painted by exuberant artists roll by while you just sit….but we know that in other countries, it is a way people actually travel…and ... read more
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Swiss Flag 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
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21st March 2016

Snow and sun!
The weather goddess must have known it was Dave's birthday, so sent you perfect weather. Before my last 4-year journey around Europe, I endlessly watched promotional videos on the Glacier Express--and you took it! When we meet, I want to see all 400 photos--these are grand! And how great that you got to meet Nina and Markus [blogger=73241]. Hopefully, these memories will keep you cool in the heat of your new Florida home.
21st March 2016

Snow and Sun
The Glacier Express reality is better than the video. It was serene. Hour after hour of amazing scenery. Yes the weather gods have played in our favor. Soon we'll be back at work wondering how the time went so quickly but we do look forward to seeing our place again.

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