Tag Archives: glaciers

Griesalp to Kandersteg; our first rain day

We fell asleep to rain Sunday night and awoke to it Monday morning (along with the cowbells) and the forecast was for 0-5% sunshine all day. So, we had to scrap our ‘big mountain pass’ day; the guidebook says it’s way to dangerous to do in the rain. So, we took the Post bus (run by the Post office) – along some impossible tight curvy roads through a small canyon – from Griesalp west-ish through the valley to Keintal and then back to the east to Kandersteg (Mom and Dad, this is where we put our car on the train to […]

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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` just below Jungfrau peak…a very popular day trip) There were especially loads of tourists from India to Japan… like 80% (of the people we saw; not of Asia) We opted for the higher Eiger Trail since we decided to skip […]

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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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