YVR

Welcome friends and family to the second edition of “daily posts so you know we’re still alive”!

This time we’re on a two week trip to Europe. We’ll be hitting London, Paris, the French countryside, and Switzerland.
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Zürich to home

Steps: 13,496

This will be the last post for this trip, as today we headed home. We flew from Zürich, connecting in London, landing in Vancouver, then driving back down to Seattle. It was a long trip, but it’s so good to be home and reunited with Donut. Continue reading

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Lucerne to Zurich

Steps: 22,962

It only takes an hour to get to Zurich from Lucerne by train, so we spent the morning in Lucerne and the rest of the day in Zurich.

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Wilhelm Tell Lite

Steps: 19,477

Today we went on our last panoramic train journey, except we did it in a half-baked manner. Consequently we got to Lucerne early enough to get some sightseeing in.

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Bernina Express

Steps: 14,677

Today we took the Bernina Express, yet another panoramic rail journey. It’s short and sweet, travelling from St Moritz through the Bernina pass into Tirano, Italy. We then opted to continue the journey from Tirano back into Switzerland, although the service switches modes to bus.
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Engadin Valley

Steps: 30,210

Today was such an emotional roller-coaster. I don’t describe the process in detail, but every single decision we made today involved ridiculous amounts of agonizing. So when I say, we did this, what I’m really saying is, we agonized forever over the options and finally we tentatively set off and did this. And then we had many second thoughts while doing it.

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Glacier Express

Steps: 10,891

Today we travelled on the Glacier Express, arguably the most famous panoramic train journey in Switzerland.
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Landed safely in YVR

Sorry haven’t been updating, simply could not keep up in the last few days. Will be posting the backlog in the next few days, as I waste less time wrestling with the mobile version of WordPress. But we’re home (or almost!) and safe.

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