Monthly Archives: August 2008

Geocaching Weekend

Poor Ritsu had to work half Saturday and all of Sunday, so I had to come up with a good idea to keep Julius entertained … He has become quite the treasure hunter since I introduced him to geocaching (a … Continue reading

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He really feels back at home …

… when he can have an ice pop with his friend Lucy! (I am planning to get around this week to do all last 3 weeks updates … so many pictures to show and stories to tell. Please bear with … Continue reading

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Torch hike at dusk

Part of today’s kids’ club schedule was a mystical hike in the evening, looking for fairies, wizards, elves and dwarves … … turning big leaves into dwarf hats: and the best part: torches! Just like papa, he is fascinated by … Continue reading

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Hike around the Lüner Lake

Yeah, thanks to the kids’ club at our hotel, which started today, Ritsu and I went hiking without Julius for probably the first time since the horror hike of Mt. Korobaba in Fiji. And we took on the hike around … Continue reading

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Hike to Palüdhütte

Very nice breakfast albeit cheap-o cold cuts and eggs too hard boiled. The bottle of champagne is a nice gesture, but appears to be a leftover from yesterday’s welcome cocktail (half full, and we were the first guests to arrive … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Peter!!

Today is Peter’s birthday!!! We went up to the mountains by the cable car just close to our hotel and hiked for a couple of hours. Again, Julius walked very well. Just like last year on Peter’s birthday, it started … Continue reading

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And we keep on hiking …

… even though Julius can make it quite hard at times … We had a great week in the Ziller valley, mostly great weather, a fantastic farm house all to ourselves and we got to hike and geocache quite some. … Continue reading

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Silly undershirt fun

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Super Pool and BBQ (Video)

One of the few rainy days, so a perfect chance to visit the nearby adventure spa in Fügen. Julius was very happy and excited, the water area offers so much for everyone. Not all attractions are on all the time, … Continue reading

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Wonderful Schwarzachtal

Today’s geocache inspired hike turned out to be one of the most fun hike days so far. Found parking thanks to GPS then 1.5 h mildly uphill along a nice creek, Julius only a few times in donkey mode. When … Continue reading

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Im Tretboot in Seenot (Blog taking a summer break)

Our days have been fun-packed, hectic and thanks to Julius sometimes a bit stressful … but we did two fairly big hikes the past 2 days (while it was sunny) and today we kept things a bit mellow … e.g. … Continue reading

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Arosa Weisshorn Hike

The included Arosa card gives us free access to cable cars and so we hop on and get up to the 2650m Aroser Weisshorn. From there we have a fairly steep way down. Initially Julius does not move at all, … Continue reading

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Guess who turned 4 today !

Happy Birthday little man! Despite his ongoing ‘no’ phase (“Hey, Julius, it is your birthday!!!” … “No!”), he started to get excited and happy to see his place set up with smarties, the 4 candles on a small Sachertorte (the … Continue reading

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Journey to Arosa, meeting the grandparents.

It was time to pack our bags again to move to our second stop on this year’s mountain trip: off to Arosa. There was some initial confusion about which route to take, the GPS wanted to send us all over … Continue reading

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Grüße aus Zermatt!

We arrived yesterday in Zermatt, Switzerland to commence this summer’s mountain tour. And today we hopped on a train going all the way up to the Gornergrat, enjoying the fantastic views of the Matterhorn and then hiked down as long … Continue reading

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