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Switzerland, November 2005

These are select pictures from my trip to Switzerland. I spent about a week there in October and November of 2005 as part of a work trip.

switzerland-nov-2005
The cable car cables on the way to the top of L'Aiguille du Midi.
The cable car cables on the way to the top of L'Aiguille du Midi.
Buildings built into the side of the mountain; L'Aiguille du Midi.
Buildings built into the side of the mountain; L'Aiguille du Midi.
Picture from the top of L'Aiguille du Midi.
Picture from the top of L'Aiguille du Midi.
Another from the top, looking the opposite direction.
Another from the top, looking the opposite direction.
From this angle, you can see the intermediate stopping point on the way up, and Chamonix, in the valley below (where the cable car starts).
From this angle, you can see the intermediate stopping point on the way up, and Chamonix, in the valley below (where the cable car starts).
The tourist town of Chamonix, France, the base of the Mont Blanc.
The tourist town of Chamonix, France, the base of the Mont Blanc.
Looking out onto Lake Geneva from Lausanne.
Looking out onto Lake Geneva from Lausanne.
The Matterhorn.
The Matterhorn.
A funny sign at the top of Klein Matterhorn.
A funny sign at the top of Klein Matterhorn.
In Spiez, looking out onto Thun Lake.
In Spiez, looking out onto Thun Lake.
In a furnicular, looking up hill on the way to Grutschalp.
In a furnicular, looking up hill on the way to Grutschalp.
The Jungfrau Alps, from Murren.
The Jungfrau Alps, from Murren.
Looking down into the village of Grimmelwald.
Looking down into the village of Grimmelwald.
Downtown Grimmelwald.
Downtown Grimmelwald.
On a hike up to Allmendhubel, looking back at the Jungfrau Alps.
On a hike up to Allmendhubel, looking back at the Jungfrau Alps.
Top of the hill, Schilthorn.
Top of the hill, Schilthorn.
Where are we? The yellow signs indicate walking time to the destinations.
Where are we? The yellow signs indicate walking time to the destinations.
The same sign as above, but with the road to Schilthorn in the background.
The same sign as above, but with the road to Schilthorn in the background.
A wall on the hiking path fonch, Allmendhubel to Grutschalp.
A wall on the hiking path fonch, Allmendhubel to Grutschalp.
A direct shot of Eiger, Monch, and Jungfrau, of the Jungfrau Alps.
A direct shot of Eiger, Monch, and Jungfrau, of the Jungfrau Alps.
Bern.
Bern.
Train coming into station at Luzern.
Train coming into station at Luzern.
On the Golden Pass train back to Geneva.
On the Golden Pass train back to Geneva.
Tracks at one of the Golden Pass stops.
Tracks at one of the Golden Pass stops.
 


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