The Flüela Pass, Graubünden, Switzerland

Driving through this high mountain pass in the Swiss Alps, on our way to France, was yet another memory!  Not so much for the beauty – and it was beautiful -but for the sheer fear and excitement of the experience!  Our little rented car, while equipped for driving in Switzerland, depended on the navigation and…

Zermatt, Gornergrat Bahn, The Matterhorn, Switzerland

This was an unplanned and unexpected highlight of our Christmas vacation in Switzerland. We woke up and wondered what to do on the Eve of Christmas Eve?  A trip to see the Matterhorn seemed perfect!!! We started our journey to Zermatt taking the BLS Car Transport from Kandersteg on our way to Täsch.  In the town of…

Snowboarding – Grinderwald, Switzerland

This was one of my favorite days – but I have very few pictures to show for it because I didn’t want to bring my camera knowing this was my first time snowboarding and A) it is with great certainty that I would be falling A LOT for the entire time I was on the…

Hiking – Beatenburg, Switzerland

My husband and I decided to trek up one of the many hiking trails in the area, some leading up to the apex of the Niederhorn Mountain. Ignoring the many rigorous fitness stations located along the trail, we pushed onwards, steeply upwards…taking many breaks along the way to catch our breath!!  We made it as far…

Beatenburg, Switzerland

This was the start of our two weeks in Switzerland during the Christmas Holidays ! Driving up the many switchbacks felt like we were heading up to heaven as we passed through the clouds and onward to the village. The village offered a quiet refuge from the hustle and bustle of more tourist bound destinations in…