Archive of posts tagged "switzerland"

Switzerland: On the Train, Up a Mountain

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

We set out from Zurich to Chur by bus then hopped on the Rhätische Bahn to ride the rails over to St Moritz. To gain altitude heading toward the Easter Swiss Alps, the train twists and turns its way through tunnels and over bridges, gradually making a climb. This series of spirals and arched bridges […]

Switzerland: Zurich, Hockey

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It’s official; my clothing will smell like cheese for the next few days and I don’t mind a bit. Last night we had fondue with Beda Zengg, the man who will be in charge of catering at the House of Switzerland in Vancouver and Whistler during the 2010 Olympic Games. Originally from Ontario, Beda’s family […]

Switzerland: Lausanne to Bern

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Waking up this morning in Lausanne, Switzerland my group headed over to the International Olympic Committee headquarters for a tour. We saw the top secret meeting rooms, the VIP meeting rooms, the grounds, the buildings, and even some protesters outside. However, I’ll be covering the IOC and the Museum in another post, which will be […]

Switzerland: Geneva and Lausanne

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I am currently laying amongst the cloud-like pillows of the Beau-Rivage Palace in Lausanne, Switzerland. Along with journalists and members of the media I will be spending the next 4 days exploring Switzerland, learning about the country, and even how it will be represented at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games. Our flight was long […]