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Munich: Day 6 – This is the End, This is the End, My Friend

Our last full day in Munich.  What to do before we have to begin the inevitable packing and looking homeward? We all agreed that we should start the day with cappuccini and pastries at our local bakery.  Why change a … Continue reading

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Munich: Days 4 and 5 – Miscellany

Late yesterday afternoon, after our infatuation with all things BMW began to subside and after we’d rested our feet a little and run the two-hour dishwasher cycle, Kris suggested that we go out for ice cream. Well, when he made … Continue reading

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Munich: Day 4 – A Very Necessary Change of Pace

Friday, another beautiful day.  We decided to do something different. I was happy to discover that the liquid on the floor of Kris’s room and in the bottom of the laundry basket in Kris’s room was only water and nothing … Continue reading

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Munich: Day 3 – More Oktoberfesting

A lazy morning but a beautiful one:  Blue skies and sunshine.  Too beautiful to stay in very late but we didn’t make it out to the street until 10:30. Explored a bit around our Ubahn stop of Hohenzollernplatz.  Everything looks … Continue reading

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Munich: Day 1 – Getting Our Bearings

Or, in other words: How do we get to the Oktoberfest grounds from our apartment?  Obviously, we found a way; and it was so simple I feel certain that we will retrace our route at least one more time while … Continue reading

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WT: Day 7 – Our Last Hiking Day

  We began our last hiking day with a most excellent walk: Ardez to Tarasp. First we hopped in the van for a quick drive over to Ardez where we were treated to a brief explanation of the importance of … Continue reading

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WT: Day 5 – Morteratsch Glacier and Diavolezza

Another fabulous day in Pontresina and environs; although, a number of our party are suffering from various stages of colds, including Kris. Our morning’s walk saw us taking the van to Morteratsch station (1896 meters) to begin our walk up … Continue reading

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WT: Day 4 – Raclette and Fondue

One can’t come to Switzerland and not eat rösti, raclette and fondue.  We have now had all three.  We’ve had rösti a couple of times in Zermatt and tonight, in Pontresina, in the Diavolezza Gondola Café we had raclette and fondue. … Continue reading

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WT: Day 4 – Alp Languard to Muottas Muragl

  Even though we were still sated from last night’s repast, we began today with an amazing breakfast buffet.  It was so incredibly beautiful that I am going to take a camera down tomorrow morning.  Several years ago, I resolved … Continue reading

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WT: Day 3 – The Actual Glacier Express

They call the Glacier Express the slowest express in the world.  That may be true but it is also provides one of the most beautiful rides in the world as well. Wednesday, September 13, began with a walk to the … Continue reading

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