Germany/Italy/Switzerland 2006: Table of Contents

Heidelberg, Germany – Monday Heidelberg, Germany – Tuesday/Wednesday Heidelberg, Germany – Thursday Würzburg, Germany – Friday Rothenburg, Germany – Saturday Rothenburg, Germany – Sunday Nymphenburg Palace, Germany – Monday Oberammergau, Linderhof Palace, the Wieskirke, and Füssen, Germany – Tuesday Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau Castles, Germany – Wednesday Füssen to Austria to St. Moritz to Lake Como, Italy – Thursday Lake Como, … Continue Reading →


Interlaken, Switzerland – Monday

The morning after our day in Zermatt, we caught the train back to our car, and then headed for Interlaken, also in Switzerland. It was a shorter drive, so we got there by lunchtime. The drive was really cool:


The Klein Matterhorn, Zermatt, Switzerland – Sunday

After lunch, we headed out to the cable car to go to the top of the Klein (Little) Matterhorn. On the walk to the cable car ride, we found that the Matterhorn had come out of hiding!


The Gornergrat, Zermatt, Switzerland – Sunday

Sunday morning, we took the Gornergrat, a cog train up to a glacier with a nice view of the Matterhorn and the whole range of mountains, include the tallest mountian in Switzerland, the Dufourspitze. All the way up the mountain, it was a wall of white clouds and we couldn’t see anything. But we only had the one day, so … Continue Reading →


The Drive to Zermatt, Switzerland – Saturday

Goodbye to Lake Como! I think this picture of Lake Lugano. The drive to Zermatt was interesting. It took us so long to drive around Lake Como, that we were afraid we’d have the same agony driving around Lake Maggiore. So we opted to take this little road that cuts across from one side of the V shaped lake to … Continue Reading →