Europe / Summer 2014 / Switzerland / Part 8

SwitzerlandIn the morning we waved goodbye to Paris and started on our very long journey to Switzerland. Having such long days on the bus was testing at times, but I actually really enjoyed having some to myself just to reflect on where we’d been and sleep. I also really got into listening to different albums on my ipod – often my favourites that I’ve listened to millions of times – but also new ones that I hadn’t given a chance yet. After a big day, we arrived in Lauterbrunnen, which is a tiny village nestled in a valley, surrounded by beautiful snow capped mountains.

IMG_8728 After the humidity of Paris, Switzerland was definitely a cool change. Luckily we had a nice hot dinner to warm ourselves up!

IMG_8727 IMG_8736 The next morning most of the group decided to ride along the Jungfraubahn railway to the highest station in Europe, which sits atop the Jungfrau Mountain.

IMG_8745 IMG_8746IMG_8751 It took us about 2 hours to get to the top but the view was absolutely worth it, even though it was raining and we couldn’t see a whole lot.

IMG_8756 IMG_8771 IMG_8868 We visited the Lindt store but I managed to resist temptation and just accepted a free sample.

IMG_8786 There were a few spots where we could go outside and after the initial excitement of seeing and being in snow, my attention was captured by these crazy Asian tourists.

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Top, necklace, jeans & bag, Sportsgirl; shoes, Nike

Snow!

IMG_8790 It was really hard to keep my eyes open, the light was so bright.

IMG_8794 IMG_8796 IMG_8800 This is my attempt at looking photo worthy, as you can see I was in struggle-town.

IMG_8805 Snow handstand!

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IMG_8815 IMG_8820 Afterwards we went back inside and did some more exploring.

IMG_8855 The ice cave was pretty cool.

IMG_8861IMG_8865IMG_8892 We headed back down in the afternoon, fortunately the clouds had cleared up so we could see a lot more.

IMG_8897 The town we stayed in was so beautiful.

IMG_8950IMG_8953IMG_8982 We were literally surrounded by waterfalls, I had to keep pinching myself to make sure what I was seeing was actually real.

Processed with VSCOcam with f2 preset After dinner we had a fun night out at the bar where were staying and danced our hearts out.
IMG_9007The next day to our annoyance, the weather cleared up. Ah well, thats life I guess! On to our next stop…

1 Comment

  1. August 27, 2014 / 10:54 am

    Awesome pictures! I would love to go to Switzerland, is such a beautiful place!

    \ Indigo Lights

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