Crossing the Alps

Both times that we crossed the Swiss Alps this year I was surprised to see how quickly the fresh green grass appeared. With the mountains covered with snow at out backs and the steep winding road ahead of us we reached the first village in the valley. There we found the most unexpected sight: a … More Crossing the Alps

Swiss Alps by Train

One way to travel Swiss Alps and enjoy the breathtaking views is to take the train. The train passed us and the passengers were waving to us surprised to have a welcome party at this particular spot 🙂 If I did not already travel by car where I could stop everywhere I wanted, I would … More Swiss Alps by Train

Alpine Flowers

It is May in the Alps and the weather may be sunny and warm but it also may be still bitterly cold, even snowy. The flowers brave the weather no matter what comes their way and on our little ( and quite frequent ) stops on the way through the Alps we saw a few … More Alpine Flowers

Swiss Roads

All roads lead to Rome. My journey there will take me through Switzerland and Italy. Today was the first day on Swiss roads and I want to show you how different they may be. As everything in Switzerland, the roads are excellent. When they are country lanes they invite the traveler to the villages. When … More Swiss Roads