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Jean and Fred Agneta left a comment for Hal Taussig
"Happy Birthday Hal, 86 years old, and still going strong!!! It was great to see you in Meiringen in September--- keep on travelling!!! Jean and Fred Agneta"
Nov 22, 2010
Jean and Fred Agneta left a comment for Untours
"Hi Andreas, you asked if I could submit a Trip Log of our trip to Switzerland in 2010, yes I would like to do that, as you know I have submitted other trip logs to the Cafe. Probably after the holidays, first I have to type the trip log and insert…"
Nov 20, 2010
Jean and Fred Agneta commented on Patricia and Jay Edie's blog post Tripblog: Leiden, Holland September 14 - 22, 2010
"Great tripblog, really enjoyed seeing all your photos, and descriptions, Glad you had an awesome time, Jean and Fred Agneta"
Oct 6, 2010
Jean and Fred Agneta commented on Robert Lestage's photo
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12 At the Schupfheim Cheese Festival

"Thanks for the information, now I will go back and look again at these pictures, Jean and Fred"
Aug 21, 2010
Jean and Fred Agneta commented on Robert Lestage's photo
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12 At the Schupfheim Cheese Festival

"Hi, was your photos of the cows coming down, is the village Meiringen??? In September they are coming down hopefully on the 11th, we hope to see them again. Jean and Fred"
Aug 20, 2010
Jean and Fred Agneta commented on Vicki's blog post SWISS HEARTLAND FALL 2009
"Great trip log, it felt like we were on the trip with you and Morris-- we have had 4 trips to Meiringen, and would go back in a heartbeat. Thanks for sharing your adventures with the Cafe. Fred and Jean Agneta"
Jul 2, 2010
Jean and Fred Agneta commented on Bill Kover's photo
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"You did it again Bill, another marvelous picture, Monet's Garden!!! Thanks for sharing it on the Cafe. Jean and Fred Agneta"
Jun 17, 2010
Jean and Fred Agneta commented on Bill Kover's photo
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"Bill, the photo of the Monet Bridge just took our breathe away--- your pictures are awesome, and we enjoy them very much, thanks for sharing them with the Cafe, Jean and Fred Agneta"
Jun 7, 2010

Profile Information

What is your favorite place in Europe so far?
Meiringen Switzerland
Where would you most like to go next?
Meiringen Switzerland
Tell us about one of your favorite places to stay on an Untour. Do you have a favorite host? Apartment? Village?
Lydia and Ernst Brugger are very dear couple, who treat you like family. They are a wonderful host. Our village is Meiringen, and
when we arrive there, it is like coming "home".
Do you have any special interests or hobbies that you follow when you travel?
Taking pictures of course, the scenery, mountains everywhere--many walks, not hikes, riding the trains and buses. And most of all the food!!! Migros market, bakeries, and candy are always on our list.
When you upload photos to Untours Cafe, you are also giving Untours permission to use the photos in their promotional material (with credit to you)
While in Meiringen, we saw a farmer chasing his cows down the
Bahnhofstrasse, the cows had escaped from the nearby pasture.
The cars had stopped and everyone waited patiently while the farmer
herded them in to the barn. I even had a chance to take a picture of
this fun incident.
Which Untours have you already done?
(5) Untours to Meiringen 2002, 2004 and 2006, 2008, and 2010
What advice would you give others considering an Untour?
Once you travel with Untours, you will be back, again and again!!
Just pick up the phone and call --you will have more, and more great
advice and information from the staff in Media, PA.
What is your favorite Untour? (so far)
Heartland Switzerland

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Switzerland 2008 Trip Log Part Four

September 6 Lydia and Ernst invited us to have dinner with them this evening. We attend Mass here in Meiringen on Saturday at 6:00 p.m. We thanked Lydia and told her we would be happy to have dinner with she and Ernst after church. We told them we would bring wine and beer. After Mass we joined Lydia and Ernst for dinner. I set the dinning room table while Ernst opened the bottle of wine. Lydia cooked a delicious meal of baked pork cutlets,… Continue

Posted on October 21, 2008 at 10:26am — 6 Comments

Switzerland 2008 Trip Log Part Three

September 1st we started out early in the morning; our destination was Stein am Rhein. We took the train to Luzern, then Zurich and Winterthur and finally Stein am Rhein. Once in Stein am Rhein, we took the one hour cruise to Schaffhausen. We showed our Swiss Pass and the cruise was free. A great day for a cruise! We met a young woman with her two young sons from German. We enjoyed eating our picnic lunch as we rode along the water way. An hour later we arrived in… Continue

Posted on October 17, 2008 at 8:00am — 5 Comments

Switzerland 2008 Trip Log Part Two

August 29th We planned to visit Hug Biscuit and Cookie Company, we took the train to Luzern, changed trains to Willisau. We could not find a bus to take us to the company. However, as we looked around the train station, a woman walked towards us. She noticed we looked "lost" and in need of help. She was right. She was seeing her son off on the train. We looked puzzled, and we asked her about the Cookie/Biscuit company. She offered to drive us to the company, a short distance from the… Continue

Posted on October 9, 2008 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

Switzerland 2008 Trip Log Part One

August 24, 2008 we left Logan Airport on Swiss Air for our 4th trip to Switzerland. Our flight left at 9:45 p.m. and we arrived in Switzerland at 11:30 a.m. This was a direct flight to Zurich. Dinner was served; later overhead lights dimmed and the movie started. People settled down, some tried to sleep or read. Others talked among themselves. Before you knew it, the main cabin lights came back on, and we smelled fresh brewed coffee. Ah, ah, breakfast was being served.



August… Continue

Posted on October 6, 2008 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

Italy Trip Log 2002 Part Two

Saturday, September 14th The four of us, Helen, Al, Fred and Jean, took the train from Verona to Venice. The train ride took 1 1/2 hours to reach Venice. We had purchased day tickets for 9.80 euros, each way, each person. We rode on a huge vaporette, filled with many people. We arrived in Venice at 11:15 a.m. Venice was such an impressive sight, gondolas and water taxi on the Grand Canal. The waterway was filled with all types of boats. Throngs of people were at the… Continue

Posted on May 19, 2008 at 2:41pm

Comment Wall (34 comments)

At 9:46am on June 22, 2007, Marilee Taussig said…
Great pictures....I absolutely LOVE the one of you two on the motorcycles......

You know it just wouldn't be the Untours Cafe without you guys.
At 10:52am on June 22, 2007, hamuller said…
We had a great time on Untours, would love to hear your experience. Hank
At 10:58am on June 22, 2007, Robert W. Miller said…
I'd be delighted to be your friend. Off hand I don't recognize the e-mail address, so please identify yourself.
Does this messge consumate the deal?

Bob
At 8:11am on June 25, 2007, Powen Shiah said…
It looks like the profile picture worked. Wonderful!
At 1:56pm on June 25, 2007, hamuller said…
Hi Jean and Fred: Yes, we hope to get to Switzerland again. My wife's father was born there. We visited about 15 years ago and found church records documenting his birth! It is a beautiful country. My father-in-law was from Apenzell (not sure of the spelling). We stayed in some wonderful B&Bs while there. Thanks for your comment. Hank
At 12:40am on June 28, 2007, Pat B said…
I just looked at all your photos. Nice. I see you like to take photos of lots of kids too. This is a fun new toy. Thanks for asking. I always wanted to meet the Bruggers, after your description of them. We were lucky enough to have had some great hosts in Austria, the
Spitzers .
At 6:34pm on June 29, 2007, Bill Kover said…
Thank you for your comments about the Hal Taussig TV event. All this is so exciting. I finally got my wish...meeting Hal Taussig in person.
At 6:49pm on June 29, 2007, Eleanor - 'El' said…
Thank you from me, too for your comments about Hal Taussig's TV event. We've heard so many good things about him and Norma that we felt so honored to be able to meet and chat with them and their family. Our day in Media was outstanding, as well, because we finally had an opportunity to meet with the Untours Staff. What a family group! We can understand why they love working and doing what they do. No wonder we love our Untours trips. They help to make it so!
At 8:09pm on July 1, 2007, Pete and Maggie Haggart said…
Thanks for your comments on the blog. That makes me feel good to know that people are enjoying what I am writing. We had a wonderful time in Spain - and on all our Untours. Hope you get to go to Spain.

Pete
At 4:44pm on July 5, 2007, Patti Mollenhauer said…
Hi Jean, I love to go to Meiringen several times during our Untour, the large Migros and the fabulous Eisenwaren!!! Not to mention all the lovely trips that start there. Up to the Rosenlaui Hotel for the salami sandwiches and cantaloupe.

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