Tag Archives: Switzerland

The Great OutDawes! Day 5

Last contribution from Allan and Ron – till the next time! A cold crisp bright day, Train to Davos and Klosters before round trip to Scoul Tarasp, Samdan and back via Klosters and Chur. This is the last email as … Continue reading

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The Great OutDawes! Day 4

Allan & Ron are safely home having depleted the Swiss strudel stocks, but we’ve a couple more posts of their holiday. A cold crispy and bright day. Took train to Ilanz from where we took postbuses via Laax to Chur. … Continue reading

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The Great OutDawes! Day 3

Day 3 on this blog is really Day 4 of the holiday.  Never mind, let’s get on with the action. Another cold day. Started overcast before becoming sunny. A round trip today to St Gallen out via the Rhone Valley … Continue reading

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The Great OutDawes! Day 2

Day 2 of the holiday (though I shall space out the Dawes Days into a week or so – a sort of red shift.) A cold but bright day. Took train to Davos Glaris to make our way by postbuses … Continue reading

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The Great OutDawes! Day1

Once again, Allan and Ron are off – just for a few days – to their favourite hotel in Switzerland. Arrived here 8pm last night. It is very cold with lying snow. Well, Ron, it is Switzerland in winter, albeit … Continue reading

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Ron flies North

With apologies to Biggles – I remember as a kid reading lots of Biggles stories, and he flew north, south, east and west in various books.  As Ron has failed to invade Europe, his holidays this year have been similarly … Continue reading

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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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