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  • Trips in Switzerland

    WE DID IT!!

    WE DID IT! After the failed attempt earlier (find our post from 16 July), we tried again a couple of weeks ago. It was really well worth the travel time. A bridge from peak to peak in 3000 meters altitude, WOW! Despite the solid appearance it felt very much alive 🙂 But we crossed it – and the view from the other summit was spectacular as well.https://www.glacier3000.ch/en

  • Trips in Switzerland

    THE FURKA PASS

    The Furka Pass road is where part of the 007 movie Goldfinger was shot, with Sean Connery squeezing his Aston Martin in the many hairpin curves. One of our sightseeing stops were by the RhĂ´ne Glacier. This is probably the easiest way to get close to a glacier – and not only close, very close, in fact directly INTO the glacier!!! Every year, since 1870,…

  • Trips in Switzerland

    TRIFT BRIDGE

    The Trift Bridge, built in 2009, is by its span of 170 meters, and also one of the highest suspension bridges in the Swiss Alps, a challenging walk for the brave ones 🙂 But the view from the middle of the bridge is fabulous – if you dare keeping your eyes open – to the Trift Glacier itself, the glacier lake deeeeep below you and of…

  • Trips in Switzerland

    From top to top

    We never completed this visit. Because of a severe strong wind the bridge were closed. And shortly after arrival to the top, we were advised to take the “….last cable car down!” again. Damn, trust us, we could move fast 🙂 Arriving at the starting point we had a great lunch, sitting outside enjoying the sun – and the view to the summit with the…