Our Travels

Trips to Europe - Curling, Crusing & More

Our Travels

Switzerland

The cathedral in the old town in Basel. We had lots of time to explore the town since we only went to the curling when Canada was playing.

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Switzerland

The reason we came to Basel. The venue was actually an indoor tennis stadium.

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Switzerland

A rainy day at the market in front of the Basel Rathaus (city hall).

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Switzerland

No trip to Switzerland would be complete without a fondue!

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Switzerland

After the curling we visited some more of the country. This is the Chapel Bridge in Lucerne.

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Switzerland

Berne. Everyone gathered around the clock in the background for what we expected to be a show of moving people, etc. Nothing happened!

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Switzerland

A winery owner from the region gave us a tour of the vineyards on the slopes of Lake Geneva. A very nice time!

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Switzerland

We took a boat to Chateau de Chillon, a Swiss feudal fortress on Lake Geneva.

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Danube Cruise

Our ship for the Danube River cruise.

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Danube Cruise

Starting our cruise at dusk from Budapest. That is the Hungarian parliament in the background.

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Danube Cruise

Another, up close view of the parliament from the ship.

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Danube Cruise

First stop Bratislava, Slovakia. The buildings in the old town have been fixed up from what they looked like during the Soviet occupation.