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July 2014 Blog Posts (5)

(4) Swiss Heartland Untour 2014 (Day 5) A rose for Eleanor

Swiss Heartland Untour - May 6 to June 4, 2014

Saturday  May 10, 2014

We were both up at 6:30am.  The temperature was 55 degrees Fahrenheit…

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Added by Bill Kover on July 25, 2014 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

(3) Swiss Heartland Untour 2014 (Day 4) The double rainbow

Swiss Heartland Untour - May 6 - June 4, 2014

Friday, May 9,2014

Both of us woke up at 3:30am and couldn't fall back to sleep.  We finally got up at 6:10am.  A glance outside revealed an overcast sky.  It rained overnight.  The ground was still wet.  The thermometer outside our front door showed a temperature of 59 degrees Fahrenheit.  After preparing the coffee, I left for Cafe zum Stein at 7:00am.  For 16.70 Swiss Francs…

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Added by Bill Kover on July 22, 2014 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

My very own Swiss Wanderweg sign

Not long ago I read somewhere that you could purchase Swiss Wanderweg signs. They could even be custom made according to your location (however, very expensive). I asked for information anyway. Hopefully I might be able to get a copy of a real Wanderweg sign (Hiking Path sign) for a reasonable price. Today a letter came in the mail from Urs Wallimann, president of Obwaldner Wanderweg, the local hiking organization of Sachseln (see…

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Added by Bill Kover on July 19, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

(2) Swiss Heartland Untour 2014 (Day 3) Orientation

Swiss Heartland Untour - May 6 to June 4, 2014

Thursday, May 8, 2014

I was up at 6:00am.  Eleanor followed at 6:30am.  Outside the skies were sunny to partly cloudy.  As soon as I got the…

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Added by Bill Kover on July 17, 2014 at 2:03pm — 1 Comment

(1) Swiss Heartland Untour 2014 (Day 1-2)

Swiss Heartland Untour - May 6 to June 4, 2014

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

After 9 months of dreaming and planning, reality finally arrived.  United Airlines flight UA134 lifted off from Newark Liberty Airport at 7:44pm, over an hour behind schedule.  The pilot announced the estimated time of arrival in Zurich to be 8:39am local time.  Eleanor had a discussion with the airline hostess.  Sara just celebrated her 77th birthday two days…

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Added by Bill Kover on July 6, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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