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Aug 26, 2016 - Rheinfall or Rhine Falls

Our final visit in Switzerland and what a finally. Today we visited the Niagara Falls of Europe -Rheinfall or Rhine Falls. Although they may not give Niagara much competition in height (23m), width(150m) or even flow of water (700 cu metres per second in summer) Europe’s largest plain waterfall was just stunning. There was a walking trail around the falls so there was plenty of photo opportunities. The best views were from Schloss Laufen a medieval castle which overlook the falls and had a viewing platform below the castle which got you up...

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Jun 8, 2009 - Off to Schaffhausen, Switzerland

Today has been a pretty laid back day so far. I'm writing this entry at about 6:00 pm. We checked out of the Zur Oberene Linde Hotel in Oberkirch and made our way to the post office. We've been buying postcards at every location we've visited but haven't been writing or mailing them. The stamps are very expensive (1 Euro each) so if you receive a postcard, you know we really love you. If you don't, well, we probably just forgot to bring your address with us... After sitting in the car writing all the postcards for 30 minutes, we set off for...

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Sep 9, 2006 - Updates

It's kind of hard to remember everything that we have done in the last few days, if not week but I have a chance to catch you all up as promised so here goes. I'll work backwards as, well that is easiest for my brain....no jokes. We are now in Singen, Germany. The place is fantastic and the people are really friendly. It wasn't in our plans to come to Germany but it was the first train out of Switzerland and the closest. The poor guy at the ticket office didn't quite know how to respond when I told him that we wanted two tickets out of the...

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