Travel Tales and Pictures

Travel Stories and Photographs by John.


Swiss Alps Village - Gimmelwald, Switzerland

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Welcome to Gimmelwald, a small village high in the Swiss Alps.

When Catherine and I left the peak of the Schilthorn, we went halfway down the mountain to a small village called Gimmelwald.

We spent the afternoon hiking around this village.

An attractive wooden water trough decorated with a flower pot.

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Gimmelwald, the small Swiss village in the Alps.

The sign for the mountain hostel with a wooden water trough turned into a planting box.

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Mountain meadow near Gimmelwald. The hills were covered in spring flowers.
I tried to get a picture of the cows on the mountainside, but the cows turned the wrong way!

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In the background is the small school for the Swiss village of Gimmelwald. There is a married couple in town that share the one teaching position for this village.

Catherine thinks the cows smell bad!

We loved seeing the cows and hearing their cow bells high in the alps.

Photo in front of Walter's Hotel Mittaghorn.
We asked one of the guests outside if he thought it was O.K. for us to use the restroom inside Walter's Hotel Mittaghorg. He said the fellow that owns the place is a bit of a curmudgeon and the guest thought he would give us a hard time. So we continued to hike down to the village of Gimmelwald.

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Anonymous Mark H said...

What a simply wonderful part of the world and so beautifully illustrated with your photos.

July 29, 2008 4:54 PM  
Blogger Tushar said...

i love the snaps, the locations here are cool...

Merry Christmas....

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December 21, 2009 4:50 AM  

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