From Thursday June 23rd through Monday July 4th Melissa and I were back in our home country! Our trip was our once a year visit home, and the excuse we used for taking it this year was a wedding for my cousin Sam to his bride Marianne. We only visited our home state of Minnesota, but managed … Continue reading Back in the U.S.A.
Monday June 20th On Monday we let Tim and Colleen loose to explore the Swiss Alps by themselves. Their journey began right after breakfast with a train ride through the scenic canton of Valais, then, after a few transfers, a stop in the city of Interlaken. From Interlaken they went higher up into the Alps … Continue reading Switzerland with Tim and Colleen – June 20-23
Even though we’ve lived in the Lake Geneva area for 18 months now, it took until Sunday June 19th with Tim and Colleen for us to figure out the best 1-day sight seeing route for the region. After a nice slow morning with crepes and coffee, we squeezed in a drive to the summit of Mont Tendre, … Continue reading Switzerland with Tim and Colleen – June 19th
On Saturday June 18th two of our friends from Minnesota, Tim Gillard and Colleen Crook, flew into Zurich for a see-it-all Swiss vacation. Over six days they made our apartment their base of operations as they ventured out to see Swiss cities, mountains, country side, and lakes, while riding every means of Swiss public transport: … Continue reading Switzerland with Tim and Colleen – June 18th