Flower Power at Sparenmoos near Zweisimmen June 14th 2017 The day started with a thunderstorm reverberating around the mountains. The valleys must turn into sound boards for the thunder to bounce off so that the noise is amplified. It didn't last long and the weather soon turned to cloudy and warm with no rain for the rest of the day.
We packed a picnic lunch and headed of to Zweisimmen about 15kms away in a different valley. This valley is named for ... 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
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