I can see for miles and miles and miles June 13th 2017 Today dawned a beautiful clear day so it was going to be ideal for the high alps. Unfortunately, because we are early in the season many cable cars are not working until the end of the month. However, the Glacier 3000 is open. We headed off to Col du Pillon which is about 30kms away and where the seilbahn (cable car) leaves from. The road from Saanen is fairly narrow, winding up through a beautifu ... read more
Europe » Switzerland » South-West » Saanen 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