Le Chic En Rose

Diaries of an independent traveller

The weather turned somewhat inclement to say the least for our last couple of days in Switzerland – just as well we had been lucky enough to visit Lucerne before as we couldn’t see too much of it on this occasion!     Despite the almost constant heavy rain and gloomy fog, the town and …

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I’m finally getting round to finishing off the series of posts about last year’s Swiss trip (see here for posts about that trip and some archived ones from earlier travels). I left off in Spiez, the delightful little town on the shores of Thunersee, where we based ourselves for 3 nights (see here, here and …

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We got back from our travels last Sunday and are still adjusting to the change of time zone and seasons (summer is definitely over here in Perth and winter is just around the corner). It’s always a surreal feeling when you travel so far in such a short space of time. The pets were very …

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Restless JoΒ has nominated me as part of the booked.net challenge to list 5 places I’d be happy to go back to. Whilst I’m not going to enter the competition myself, I thought it was a very interesting idea for a blog post and I’d be happy for Jo if she was selected as the winner! …

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One of the reasons we love Switzerland so much is the wonderful way you hardly need to plan anything and yet with the efficiency of the Swiss transport system it all works like a Swiss watch with precision timing. We had a perfect example of this on our recent stay at Weggis on Lake Lucerne. …

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