Category Archives: Switzerland

(A few of the) Reasons …

… We aren’t losing weight in Switzerland even with all the hiking we are doing. All on a typical included breakfast buffet, usually with the dairy products and jam homemade by the farm next door, and yes, the croissants are as good as they look!!

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Windsurfers and kitesurfers near St. Moritz, Switzerland

A spectacular sight as we rode motorcycles through Silvaplana: more windsurfers and kite surfers than we`ve ever seen in one place, and in a lake of the brightest glacial water with the alps rising behind.

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Murren Transformed

We got back to Murren last night around 6 and this sleepy little car-free town of 350 where we ended our hiking last Tuesday had transformed into a hopping festival atmosphere with music and tents and people cheering. But to start, it`s an interesting trip from Thun to Murren: 35 minute train to Interlaken, 8 minutes to make the connection; 20 minute train to Lauterbrunnen; 3 minutes to make the next connection; 3 minute cable car ride up to the Lauterbrunnen Station ( about 2500 feet above Lauterbrunnen?); 20 minute train to Murren. Town was hopping as the Murren Schilthorn […]

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Murren, Sunday morning 18 Aug

What a gorgeous morning in this quiet car free village… We have been so fortunate with the weather. A 7-8 hour hike ahead. It’s gonna be a great day in the mountains!

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Days 3 and 4 of motorcycling in the Alps

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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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