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The Matterhorn

Fri, 26 Apr 2013 | By peterlee54 | Views [116]

This was to be my last visit of this trip but I did not know that when I arrived at a town called Tasch, a 20 min train journey from Zermat, for 2 more adventures! Zermatt is a car and lorry free town, the only vehicles allowed at present are electric ... Read more >


Wed, 24 Apr 2013 | By isa | Views [135]

Nach den doch eher kleinen Stätdchen entlang der Great Ocean Road musste ich mich definitiv wieder an den Grossstadt-Trubel gewöhnen. Wobei "wieder" eigentlich falsch ist. Die einzig grosse Stadt bis jetzt war Perth und die ist mit 1.5 Mio ... Read more >

Sharing Stories - A Glimpse into Another's Life - Changing the World with Stories

Fri, 19 Apr 2013 | By changemaking | Views [128] | Scholarship Entry

Since human being started writing, they began sharing stories. Writing and sharing stories is a characteristic of human nature. Not only stories are beautiful, but also they are used in a variety of ways: to express feelings, to describe situations, to ... Read more >

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Catching a Moment - A Handful of Water

Thu, 18 Apr 2013 | By lonesomecowboy | Views [133] | Scholarship Entry

As the train crawling alongside of Lake Geneva, I was trying not to think about my futur. I came to Lausanne , Switzerland to attend university, a week ago. However, an obstacle has been planted in front of me like the Alps: the famine of accommodation ... Read more >

A Local Encounter that Changed my Perspective - Etched in Stone

Wed, 17 Apr 2013 | By kiah | Views [133] | Scholarship Entry

Hidden by a grove of tall dense trees, he appears across a glistening pond. Noble and majestic, he rests in a nook carved into the sheer cliff face that frames his garden oasis. His head is bowed in reverence. He has cast a spell over the place. No ... Read more >

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Photos: The Jungfrau Region

Mon, 15 Apr 2013 | By peterlee54 | Photo Gallery

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The Jungfrau Region

Mon, 15 Apr 2013 | By peterlee54 | Views [108]

Several reasons for coming here, apart from the stunning scenery, the Jungfrau has the highest railway station (dead end) in Europe, The highest Cave and the most expensive day out I’ve had! But it was worth it! As the forecast was for just 2 fine ... Read more >

Photos: Rheinfalls

Mon, 15 Apr 2013 | By peterlee54 | Photo Gallery

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Mon, 15 Apr 2013 | By peterlee54 | Views [80]

Thing have started to run fast these last few days as the weather has picked up for a few days and so I have had to do some miles. My visit to Schaffhausen, in Northern Switzerland, may be a surprise to most of you, but this is advertised as the home ... Read more >

The Ghan (Alice Springs - Adelaide)

Mon, 8 Apr 2013 | By isa | Views [185] | Comments [2]

Alice Springs ist der Hauptzwischenstopp auf der 2'979km langen Route des Ghan von Darwin nach Adelaide. Als ich am Bahnhof in Alice Springs 2.5h vor Abfahrt (ja, irgendwann hat man das Backpackers auch mal gesehen...) ankam, waren die Passagiere gerade ... Read more >

Alice Springs / Outback

Wed, 3 Apr 2013 | By isa | Views [207]

Nach 3 weiteren Tagen in Perth, wo ich sogar noch die Aussicht vom höchsten Gebäude geniessen konnte, das sonst nicht für Touristen zugänglich ist (Danke Irène!!), nahm auch ich Abschied von der Westküste. Nach 2.5 h Flug ... Read more >

Back to Perth

Sat, 23 Mar 2013 | By isa | Views [120] | Comments [1]

Der Weg zurück nach Perth führte an zwei weiteren Nationalparks vorbei. Im Nambung National Park sind die Pinnacles die Attraktion. Die bizarren Kalksteinsäulen sind bis zu 5m hoch und ihr geologischer Ursprung ist immer noch umstritten.... Read more >

Coronation Beach (Geraldton)

Wed, 20 Mar 2013 | By isa | Views [167]

Ein paar Tage in Denham zu bleiben hat sich kite-technisch gelohnt. Nachdem wir fast alle Einwohner des Städtchens kennengelernt und die Auslage der Bäckerei durchprobiert hatten, fanden wir aber, war es an der Zeit weiter zu ziehen. Schliesslich ... Read more >

Catching a Moment - Facing Tortin

Wed, 20 Mar 2013 | By _kateross_ | Views [229] | Scholarship Entry

He said we were just going to look at the view but here I am teetering over the edge of Tortin, a steep 'wall' of moguls, deemed Europe's largest mogul field. I am in the stunning Swiss Alps and am lucky enough to be spending the whole season here, in ... Read more >

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Sat, 16 Mar 2013 | By isa | Views [144]

Bevor wir weiter in den Süden fahren bleiben wir aufgrund der relativ guten Windprognose noch ein paar Tage in Denham. Der Wind nimmt hier erst am Nachmittag zu und so haben wir uns gestern gedacht, wir besuchen das nahe gelegene Aquarium. Der Eintrittspreis ... Read more >

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