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Walking through Lucerne, Switzerland

Walking through Lucerne, Switzerland

After enjoying our stroll along the Ruess River waterfront and the famous Chapel Bridge, we decided to head further into the city to see what it was like. As always, I admired the amazing murals and traditional hanging signs. I also oohed and aahed at the treats through the windows, but unlike our trip to France, we did not stop to taste these goodies! Lucerne is surrounded by the “Musegg Wall”, which...

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Chapel Bridge in Lucerne, Switzerland

Chapel Bridge in Lucerne, Switzerland

No visit to Switzerland is complete without a scenic tour around Lake Lucerne. Jared wanted to drive the circumference of the entire lake, and we also stopped for a nice walk through the city of Lucerene. We were immediately drawn to the Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrücke), which is an eye-catching landmark that crosses diagonally over the Reuss River. The bridge was originally built in the 14th century as part...

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Bern, Switzerland and the Suisse Toy Expo

Bern, Switzerland and the Suisse Toy Expo

When we wandered into Bern, Switzerland, we had one goal: Go see a movie at the cinema. Imagine our surprise when we learned that adult tickets for the movies were nearly $20 USD each, and kid’s tickets were nearly as much! Add into that some popcorn…and we were looking a $60+ for our small family to visit the movie theater. Um, no thank you. Instead…we took a short sightseeing tour...

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Cables Cars up to Schilthorn, Switzerland

Cables Cars up to Schilthorn, Switzerland

What trip to Switzerland would be complete without embarking on a summit in the Bernese Alps? Since we weren’t up for the 5+ hour hike, we did it the easy way–albeit, the much more expensive way. After paying a hefty $187 fee (which was at a huge student discount, thanks to the sympathetic sales clerk who offered it to our family!), we jumped on a cable car transit system that began in...

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Stein am Rhein, Switzerland – The Painted Village!

Stein am Rhein, Switzerland – The Painted Village!

We crossed the border into Switzerland for the first time, and immediately noticed a huge increase in costs. Everything comes at least double the price—literally. While so much of Europe has switched to the Euro, Switzerland has refused to give up his high-value currency—and I don’t blame them. If you want to see a comparison of US costs vs the Swiss Franc exchange rate, check out this website. We were...

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Visiting Kaysersberg and Colmar, France

Visiting Kaysersberg and Colmar, France

Jared kept us going through the Alsace Region of France…this time to Kayserberg and then Colmar. I don’t remember anything specific about Kayserberg…so I’m assuming these were all drive-by photos 🙂 I’m assuming this is where my photos switch from Kayserberg to Colmar…but how is one to be absolutely certain more than 2 1/2 years later when trying to catch up on blogging? In Colmar I would...

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