Category Archives: Switzerland

Meiringen to Grindelwald

Took the bus to Scwarzwaldalp (half price with our Swiss Cards. Bus dropped off the daily paper to a few residents and shop owners along the way. We hiked up about 2000 feet to the pass at Gross Scheidegg, the sheer walls of the Wellhorn Peak an impressive presence on our left as we hiked. As we topped the hill we were treated to sweeping views of the Grindelwald basin far below us, and up ahead to the left, the razor-sharp profile of the Eiger. We hiked west on the Hohenweg 2400 path and the views were outstanding the entire […]

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Feeling Naked

Today we begin the traveling-light phase of our trip. Mark and I will carry only our backpacks while we hike in Switzerland for the next month. We parted with our laptops and kindles today… it was a libblelit* scary, I must say. We were able to leave them in our Africa/Kili luggage in a locked storage area at the Ibis Hotel until we return in a month – for free! We each have an ipad mini and a cell phone which will be my blogging instruments. Please excuse any typos and formatting oddities, and while I`m asking, any bad writing. […]

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How do you top The Cotswolds?

Fly immediately to Switzerland, do not pass Go. Just landed Zurich, stunning landscapes on the flight in… Edinburgh posts coming soon, then let the hiking begin: Bernese Oberland, Mont Blanc and the Haute Route coming up.

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Mark & Shauna Trieb

We’re Mark and Shauna Trieb and we live in Dallas, Texas. We are actuaries-turned-adventurers and one of the truisms that guides us is: “Life is not a dress rehearsal.” So, we’re doing our best to see, meet, try, and inspire as many places, people, experiences and adventures, as we can during our one shot at life. Read More

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