Switzerland Part III: Ballenberg and Lucerne

On our last day in Switzerland, we went to Ballenberg Museum (entrance fee included train pass). In each house, there were exhibitions showcasing Swiss ways of life. We went to a Bakery, and a cheesemaker’s house. There was also a mini-zoo. The goats instinctively rushed towards us as we approach. They must be disappointed to…

Switzerland Part II: Town-hopping in Berner Oberland

There is nothing like waking up to crisp,fresh air and  the view of Swiss Alps! Since we were planning to be out all day, we headed to the supermarket in town to stock up on cup noodles and sandwiches. Then, we board the train in anticipation for some glacier experience. Originally, we thought our Swiss…

Switzerland Part I: Goldenpass to Wengen

Switzerland is the last country we visit during our three-week whirlwind tour of Europe. We spent three days total in the Alps region. After getting our 3-Day Swiss Pass in Geneva Airport, we began our very long journey to Wengen, where we booked our stay for the night. Earlier I had debated the Geneva-Bern-Interlaken route…