Our day at Zermatt 

​It was 8am in the morning and our train arrived at 8.40 and we still hadn’t eaten breakfast. We shoved the food down our mouths and ran off down to the station. We took 3 trains and finally arrived in Zermatt. We took the cable car up to the topnof…
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A traditional Swiss dinner 

After a busy day exploring  Zermatt (more to follow from Ben and Joel shortly),we sat down to a lovely traditional Swiss meal of pizza and ice cream!! Early night as we are all shattered (well the adults are anyway!).  Good night all …
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Hike to Oschiensee

Another eventful day today, we were going to walk up a mountain to a beautiful lake. We started the walk in the campsite, then we walked to the village for the first part of the walk. We had to walk by a river. The walk was hot and tiring. It…
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Row row row your boat 

When we got there we had our lunch and set off to row on the lake. In my boat was Jessica, Meg and Emily. There are two waterfalls and we rowed towards them. We came as close as we could to one and quite close to the other. They both…
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A quiet night in the Alps

After a very wet evening huddled under the tarp we decided on an early night to catch up on some much needed sleep. So we lie down in our beds listening to the gentle hum of the trains passing by and the serenading of the Germans on the campsite next…
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After 4pm in Kandersteg 

Today after 4pm was incredible. When we got back from the walk we had 2hrs of free time in which I played lots of cards and whittled lots of sticks. It was so fun. After free time we went to the International evening where we traded badges with other…
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Mountain views 

Today we went on a trail around the village. It was a very tiring walk. We went up a huge hill and it was very rocky. On the way down it was very slippy and people were slipping and falling over.  It was very high and it was a good…
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Our journey to Kandersteg 

Today we travelled from Bristol Westbury on Trym to Switzerland. We met up in the Church car park at 4.30am and got on a coach to Heathrow airport.  We then boarded a plane at 8.45am to depart at 8.55am. The plane landed at 11.30am local time (from now on it…
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Even the adults are smiling! 

A glorious day in sunny Switzerland. Lots of hiking today and exploring the village. Thanks for all the comments and views. Stand by for blogs from Izzy and Sam later tonight.  …
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1st night in Switzerland 

We have all made it to Switzerland after a very long journey. Lots of puffy eyes and tired children this morning but we will be hardened campers by the end of the trip. After a yummy breakfast we are all set for a day sight seeing…
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