Category Archives: Alpes 07/06

Saas Fee/ Allali: Yet a higher mountain to get on to!

(ok, this time I would be kidding if I told you this was the view from our hotelroom) First item of the day was some shopping: Ritsu got this very cool hat you can see in the pics below … … Continue reading

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Breakfast Croissant

The little man really enjoyed the baked goods at our scrumptious breakfast buffet. Again, no eggs … but plenty of other nice things

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Fondue Chinoise @ Hotel Elite in Saas Fee

I need to update my knowledge about fondue. And about general car travelling in the mountains. As for the car thing … our trusty, bit confusing guide printed from viamichelin.com said something about a train link. Little did I know … Continue reading

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Visiting Trümmelbach Falls

On our way leaving Muerren, Berna sawa sign for the Trümmelbach Falls and it seemed to be the perfect thing to check out before we head for lunch. And great it was! This is a waterfall that cut its way … Continue reading

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What you have least expected: Lunch, in Switzerland, at … [updated]

Yes, my favorite chicken wing place has a store in Interlaken, which was on our way (a way that Julius decided is worth sleeping over) … so we had a great chicken wing dinner with Chris and Berna and yes, … Continue reading

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Dinner with old friends, Eiger Stübli again.

Funny how fate works some times. Back in NYC I had a very dear neighbour, Berna, and I itroduced her to Chris (who I met first at one of the whackiest things on earth, the Coney Island Mermaid Parade with … Continue reading

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Wet pool fun in the mountains

Great thing about the hotel we stayed with: they give you a guest card and with that you can get into the public pool for free! And Julius loved it tons! We started with the warm baby pool, but soon … Continue reading

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Yeah, hiking the swiss Alpes (video)

To go along with the post below, here is a neat little video from that very same hike. Enjoy.

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Das Wandern ist des Müllers Lust

yeah yeah .. hiking is great … but why this one German folk song says that especially millers like to hike? No idea. Anyways … today was the day for serious hiking! We went up to a place called the … Continue reading

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Fantastic kid friendly dinner at Eiger Stübli

For dinner we went to the restaurant adjacent to the Eiger Hotel, aptly called ‘Eiger Stübli’. I had read some very postive reviews about them, the menu looked interesting (and came in Japanese, too) and our experience was a very … Continue reading

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My day with James Bond (silly post title alert)

(Once again, I kid you not, this was the view from our hotel room) The one big thing (at least for movie buffs like me) to do in Mürren is going up with the gondola to the summit of Schilthorn, … Continue reading

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From Chamonix to Mürren

So .. seems that Chamonix this time around was mainly shopping and eating … no time to hit some train or gondola .. but that was ok … it is only 2 hours from Turin and now we know a … Continue reading

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Feeding Berries (video)

Julius loves blueberries !!! And during this trip we got them as often as we could … and enjoyed watching him gobbling them up … but he also likes to share, which is really cool! But in this case he … Continue reading

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Greetings from Chamonix, France (video)

After another nice breakfast (and bath for Julius) we packed up and got ready to leave Courmayeur. The trip over to the French side goes through a long long (11 km, 7 mile) long tunnel under a whole lot of … Continue reading

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Cheesy Dinner: Raclette

For tonight we had one of the regional specialties: Raclette. A total cheese fest! I knew raclette as a nice get together thing with a kind of stove and one puts potatoes, meat and cheese in a mini pan and … Continue reading

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