Day “B” in the Adventure Countdown   Recently updated !

Dan has been asking me to write a daily update on St Bernards in Switzerland, Well, Dan, here you go! Today is Day “B” for St Bernard. The Saint Bernard dog is a special symbol of Switzerland. 

Day “R” in the Adventure Countdown   Recently updated !

Hi Everyone! Mom and Dad made it to Switzerland. The flight was pretty uneventful besides being delayed, and the seats were small. They walked along a river today after traveling by train to their hotel location. It is pretty! Once I have pictures I will share them. Mom noted the […]

20140906: We are here, we are here, we are here   Recently updated !

The plane rides were both quite uneventful; except for the fact they were so small you could barely move. Dan, good thing you aren’t flying on this airline! Both legs were delayed.  Sfo by about 1 hour. Amsterdam i think almost 2 hours.  But we made the connecting flight!

Day “E” in the Adventure Countdown   Recently updated !

E is for Evil is Conquered on the Schilthorn!  What do you get when you combine a secret agent, some shady business deals and henchmen, and a revolving restaurant on a mountain in Switzerland? Why, a James Bond movie of course! On Her Majesty’s Secret Service to be precise… The Schilthorn […]

20140905: And they’re off!   Recently updated !

Mom and Dad flew out today. First stop was in Amsterdam. Then on to Switzerland to check out the area and begin enjoying their vacation!

2014 Switzerland   Recently updated !

Hi! We are glad you stopped by! We are traveling to Switzerland for some good hiking, chocolate, cheese, and bread. 

Day “P” in the Adventure Countdown   Recently updated !

The words for today are: Purely Peaceful and Pulse-Pounding in Preda! I have heard from an expert on the matter (Erika of course!) that Preda consists of the train stop and a hotel. Great Googly Moogley! There won’t be much around besides nature! The two pictures in this blast are […]

Day “I” in the Adventure Countdown   Recently updated !

Today we say Welcome! or more appropriately: wilkommen!! to the newest member of our Future Adventurers Club: Mrs. Jackie Van Dyke! She is even learning to yodel and will be performing for us this Christmas with other members of her yodeling group: The Van Dyke Family Yodelers. 🙂 Don’t worry, […]

Day “R” in the Adventure Countdown   Recently updated !

Today, Day “R”, is is just a Quick Reminder of the upcoming Rain… Rain Rain Go Away! Come again just about every day we are in Switzerland! Well, we are in a drought here in California; but Switzerland, not in the same weather predicament, may graciously dump buckets of precipitation […]

Day “Y” in the Adventure Countdown!   Recently updated !

Day…. Y! The Phrase today is Yodel-odel-A-E-huuuuuuuu!!! Yodeling is a good alternative to cell phones for communicating over medium to long distances and from mountain to mountain. It is cool, efficient, entertaining, and frugal because who knows what kind of cell phone service is available high in the Apps! Yodeling […]

Day “T” in the Adventure Countdown   Recently updated !

So, today is day “T” and you may be wondering where I am going with the code. 🙂 Well, hold on to your hats adventurers, this is going to be a wild ride! Today’s word is dedicated to Erika (didn’t they used to do that in Sesame Street?) Is the word: Tasty Playdough […]

Day “A” in the Adventure Countdown   Recently updated !

The letter of the day is “A” for Appenzell. This is the first location for the advanced party: Dad and Mom, and the last location for the large party. This place seems amazing! awesome! and definitely deserves more than one email blast! Hiking trails are abundant here. There are houses […]