Tag: Alps

The Gotthard Panoramic Express: Switzerland

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The Gotthard Panorama Express Switzerland   Armed with a Swiss Travel Pass I was able to go pretty much anywhere on the train network and also gain access to hundreds of museums and gondola rides in 75 towns and cities. But what I really wanted to do was ride the Gotthard Panorama Express south to

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Jungfrau: Switzerland

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Jungfrau region Bernese Oberland Switzerland    Read more about this wonderful region in Switzerland that is impossibly beautiful and tremendous fun (and it’s not all about skiing)!  It’s ridiculously easy to get to Zurich from London, only a 75-minute flight from Heathrow. From there I travelled on the superb Swiss Rail system that saw me

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France: Skiing in the Alps and sun in Nice

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Isola 2000 and Nice France As incongruous as it sounds getting to the southern French Alps is best achieved by flying into Nice. The ninety-minute flight takes you to the land of yachts and the super rich with all those beautiful people to look. I was to discover more of this luxury later but first

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