Bettmeralp – The Better Alp

We’ve arrived at our Holiday destination, Bettmeralp. Their slogan is aptly chosen: The Better Alp. We’re staying at a brand new apartment which we share it with long time friends. In the adjacent apartment another long time friend couple is staying. The photo shows the view from our south-east facing balconies. I’ve brought my new … Continue reading “Bettmeralp – The Better Alp”

Furka Steam Railway – DFB AG

Traveling by Car I like traveling by Car. On June 4, 2016, on my way to Italy I traveled the Gotthard Pass as the Gotthard tunnel seemed to take a lot of time because of the traffic lights regulating the number of cars in the tunnel (two lanes only). There I noticed that the road … Continue reading “Furka Steam Railway – DFB AG”

What are You Thinking About? (1) – Lateral Thinking

Introduction I have a very associative mind. I see something and think of a totally different thing by association. Usually most of my relatives and friends totally fail to understand my associations at all. Obviously they need a decoder. I’ve honed my associative capabilities after reading a book from Edward De Bono. He is a … Continue reading “What are You Thinking About? (1) – Lateral Thinking”

10 Questions For (21): Nancy D. Brown of What a Trip

Happy to present to you another pro travel Writer: Nancy D. Brown of the “What a Trip” blog. 1. Who are you? I’m a wife and a┬ámom to two teenagers (Kendall 17, Evan 13) living in Northern California. I write the “What a Trip” column for the Contra Costa Times Lamorinda Sun newspaper and the … Continue reading “10 Questions For (21): Nancy D. Brown of What a Trip”

Villa Cassel an Amazing History

Oops, I did it again, punching the publish button in stead of the save button. For the last 8 glouriously sunny days I have been skiing around in the Bettmeralp region. Villa Cassel is standing there in the midst of a ski slope at the edge of the UNESCO World Heritage site Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn. Currently Villa … Continue reading “Villa Cassel an Amazing History”