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Escaping the ‘beast’ #4

Last communique from Ron before he attempts to get back home.  Question of the day Name this ski resort. Clue: It has royal connections. SWITZERLAND DAY 6 Another cold day. It is now snowing heavily here. Today’s jaunt Filisur – … Continue reading

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Escaping the ‘beast’ #3

Ron’s daily quiz continues…. Question of the day What passes hundred of feet below this town? “The Swiss army tunnel network, that I understand makes the mountains a bit like cheese? Or more likely, some improbably long Swiss rail tunnel…” … Continue reading

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Escaping the ‘beast’ #2

Well, ESNG didn’t escape – we just opened up for a cup of tea on Thursday evening, but didn’t try to run trains.  Just a few local stalwarts turned up…  But let’s see how Ron is getting on over there … Continue reading

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Escaping the ‘beast’ #1

As the UK shivers under the ‘beast from the east’, we are all dreaming of escaping somewhere – probably a tropical beach.  However, Ron has gone east on holiday to Switzerland.  At least they are used to it….  (Note for … Continue reading

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All good holidays come to an end!

Final pictures from Ron and Allan, though some more may follow when I catch up with them…. Day 11 Vitzna to Filisur; I’ve Been collecting advertising photos of the Rhb class GE4/4.  And Day 12 visit to St. Gallen. Friday: Views … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, back in the Alps

Monday: As it was hot we went up Pilatus as it is now included on Swiss Travel Pass. Sat in open air restaurant at the top for a meal in a cooling breeze. Allan went up by train and down … Continue reading

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Latest dispatch from Switzerland

We had a bit of trouble with the Swiss internet (yes, things do go wrong in Switzerland), and Ron’s pigeon didn’t have the gas to get back to the UK, but here are a few more of Allan & Ron’s … Continue reading

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