K11 – Day Nine

Time to head home. We load the trailer and set Dave and Steve on their way – after replacing one of the trailer wheels after discovering a flat tyre. We then headed to Kandersteg for a Pizza lunch and our…

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K11 – Day Eight

Our final full day in Switzerland and a relaxing one. We walked to the station and caught the train top Brig. The train took us through the Lötschberg Tunnel – 9.1 miles through the mountain. We’d previosuly cycled by and…

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K11 – Day Seven

Today was a more relaxing day visiting some of the sights of Switzerland by coach. We headed out of the Kandersteg valley via the narrow roads and out to the edge of lake Thunesee following the road towards Interlaken. Our…

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K11 – Day Six

After a great night’s sleep we woke for our mountain breakfast. The hotel provided a typical Swiss breakfast of Muesli mised with yoghurt, cereals, fresh bread and cheese. We all ate our feel before heading out for our hike back…

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K11 – Day Five

We had breakfast as normal today and were just getting ready for the start of our hike to the Gemmi Pass when a large crack of thunder roared through the valley and the heavens opened. In about 10 minutes, an…

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K11 – Day Four

When in the mountains it seems right to go mountain biking. After the late night the day before we got up a little later and after breakfast headed to the village to pick up the bikes. Our route took us…

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K11 – Day Three

Another fantastic day of sunshine to welcome the 720th anniversary of the foundation of Switzerland. The day started with the big breakfast and Aerobics on the main sports pitch. Its quite an experience sharing your breakfast with 1100 other Scouts…

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K11 – Day Two

Today we had a lie in before getting ready for our hike to the Glacial lake above the village. We woke up to brilliant sunshine and the weather has been great ever since. The mountains in the sunshine look great…

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K11 – Day One

So our travel plans went smoothly. After a delay leaving Gatwick we took off and landed at Zurich about 30 minutes late. After a quick rest at the station our train arrived and headed through Switzerland to Speiz where we…

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