Lucern July 3rd 2017 Time to move onto the next stage of our trip. We left Langwiesen around midday for Schaffhausen where we purchased our Swiss Pass for the next 15 days. We then took the next train going to Zurich Airport to meet Brendan and family coming from Auckland and Dubai. They took longer than usual to get through the airport so we had some waiting to do. Finally they arrived and before we got underway for ... read more
Europe » Switzerland » North-West » Lucerne 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