Wengen

Dates visited: April 15, 2001 – April 21, 2001 Switzerland is where it all started—my passion for traveling. It was the first country I visited for a vacation. Even though USA was the first country where I travelled, the reason to come to USA was for getting a Masters degree. …

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Jungfraujoch

Dates visited: April 16, 2001 According to Wiki, the Jungfraujoch is the lowest point on the mountain ridge between Mönch and Jungfrau (peaks in the Bernese Alps), at 3,466 meters (11,371 ft). But the most exciting part about getting here was the train journey. You change trains several times, with …

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Schilthorn

Dates visited: April 17, 2001 Getting to Schilthorn was a delightful adventure. Since Schilthorn is a 2,970 meters (9,744 ft.) peak in the Bernese Alps, we took a series of cable cars to get there, with each one presenting a spectacular view of the snow-capped mountains and valleys. Some websites …

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Thun

Dates visited: April 19, 2001 While Thun is a beautiful city with a magnificent castle and a picturesque lake, Prachi remembers it for a completely different reason. This city is where she met her pen friend (for the second time) with whom she had been corresponding for 12 years!! They were …

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Interlaken

Dates visited: April 19, 2001 We visited Interlaken, the heart and soul of the Bernese Oberland on our way back from Thun. Interlaken has an ideal location—right between the alpine lakes Brienzersee (Lake Brienz) and Thunersee (Lake Thun). However, there isn’t a whole lot one can do in this town, …

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Lucerne

Dates visited: April 20, 2001 Lucerne is around three hours by train from Wengen, and makes for a spectacular journey. The train travels through quaint little villages and towns showcasing the beautiful moments of Switzerland—colorful alpine meadows, meandering crystal-clear rivers, imposing rocky mountains and vast emerald blue lakes. The main …

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