So many firsts…

Hi all, just a quick post here so no one`s worried about us on our motorbikes. We have had a very full and adventuresome two days, and honestly, all of our attention and energy has been focused on riding our motorcycles here in the Alps as opposed to blogging and pictures, etc. The scenery has been spectacular and the rides…

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Recovery! (we think)

Great news from the Zurich airport today; a plastic bag containing (at least some of) our missing items was sent to Lost and Found. My butterfly jacket is in there!! (Not sure about Scott`s one missing flip flop; he would really like to have it… putting his hiking boots back on after the end of a long day and a…

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Grindelwald to Eigergletscher; train to Wengen

Took the train from Grindelwald up to Alpiglen, leaving the development and (most of) the tourists behind… Grindelwald was hopping! (height of tourist season, Sunday, big mountain bike race, etc.) We would meet up with lots of tourists again at the base of the Eiger glacier (it`s also where the Jungfraujoch train takes people up to the `Top of Europe`…

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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. Schwarzwaldap where we started our first hike 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…

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Feeling Naked

Packed and ready to hike 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…

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