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Ron – the Great Escape! Day 7

Last day of the holidays….. An overcast day. This morning we took the boat from Interlaken to Brienz. Was thinking of taking train to the Rothorn but the train was full and 90 minutes wait for next one and the … Continue reading

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Ron – the Great Escape! Day 6

Just a quick touristy report from Ron today…. Highlight of the trip a visit to Jungfraujoch. Came up through cloud and can now see mountains rising ftom the clouds One more day to go, with some trains….

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Ron – the Great Escape! Day 5

Another day, another spot of tourism…. Overcast with outbreaks of rain. Free day. Whilst majority of party headed to Murren and the Schilthorn, I went to Luzern for a round boat trip to Vitznau. Turned out I made the right … Continue reading

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Ron – the Great Escape! Day 4

An interesting day out – though not entirely sure that the weather has improved! Started wet saw some snow (see below) and ended up sunny. Group trip up Schyniger Platte. On way up passed through cloud and saw snow on … Continue reading

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Ron – the Great Escape! Day 3

Ron continues to enjoy great British weather…. in Switzerland! Woke up to heavy rain and excused myself from group trip to Interlaken, using my free passes went through Lotschberg base tunnel to Brig then along Rhobe Valley to Lausanne and … Continue reading

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Ron – the Great Escape! More Day 2

Trains at Spiez…. At Brig…. Trams at Berne….. And Ron’s hotel – the well appointed Hotel Alpenblick Wilderswil…

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Ron – the Great Escape! Day 2

Sorry to see Ron is still getting English weather…. Woke up to pouring rain, walked over and sat on platcorm for 40 mins. We then had a walking tour of Strasbourg after which I joined some of the tour group … Continue reading

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Ron – the Great Escape! Day1

Covid or no Covid, Ron has escaped the blighted shores of Blighty and headed for Switzerland – that I believe is one of the least vaccinated countries in Europe!  I’ve had a long pause from blogging, not much inspiration I’m … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1037

A few more oddities that I’ve found whilst avoiding any real modelling…. A fantastic SDJR layout in ‘O’ gauge…. I’m amazed how long some prime derelict sites have kept going in Central London…. Would you let your club members run … Continue reading

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Let the train take the strain!

My eldest daughter is in central Slovenia, buying hops for the craft brewery, and hiking.  She sent me the following two videos of Slovenian ‘Motorail.’ Of course, it’s best to have the whole train to oneself…. I think this is … Continue reading

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