Best of Germany, Austria and
Switzerland in 14 days
Sept 23-Oct 8, 2010
Swiss Alps (1)
In Switzerland I really got time to
get to know my fellow travelers.
Here are a few snapshots, more to
If you have been on a Rick Steves Tour you
know they assign a buddy so you don't
miss the bus. To the right was my buddy
Sharon with her husband Tom. They live in
Florida but her daughter is about 30 miles
from me in Los Angeles...We have already
seen each other since the trip and e mail
regularly. Sharon protects sea turtles and
is a fellow artist, a free spirit and a lot of
Mary Beth and Sue, ask them about
their adventure on the funicular in
Salzburg (it got stuck).
Here are Carol and Joyce .
Meet Luann and Steve. While we walked, he
stayed in the back making sure we all stayed
together......what a guy!
Shelly and Karen are mother and daughter.
Shelly works in Afganistan and sent us an arial
picture upon her return. I think of her often.
Diane, Toni, Tim and Janice. Tim enjoys
photography as much as I do!
Janet, another Joan!!, Diane, Janice (both
avid skiers) and me.
Our group in Kleine Scheidegg. Below
was our transportation up the mountain.
I could not believe this. The
Alps and a Saint Bernard!
To the right is your other form of
transportation, a large cable car.
You are way up there!!
This was our hotel in Murren. Since we are in Switzerland cheese fondue is
a must. We shared it at dinner one night and was it delicious. We were
serenaded by cow bells from morning until night. I loved it.
We were entertained at dinner
by musicians playing the
accordian and alphorn. We
got to create music ourself on
the horn. That was great fun.
Toni was pretty good!