A diversity of Europe
Switzerland

A diversity of Europe

Miranda

[may 2012] I took a local train from Zermatt to Brig in Switzerland.And then I took an express train back to Milan in Italy.Soon after we left Brig, there were a range of long tunnels and when we came out of them, I was surprised to see the view was very different.Especially the houses here …

The meal in the train
Switzerland

The meal in the train

Miranda

[may 2012] The journey by Glacier Express took 8 hours and of course we get hungry.So, soon after we got on, the staff came around to ask our order for lunch.They bring the foods to your seat.How luxurious! Although the actual meal was brought around 1 pm, they started preparing the table around 10:30 am, …

From Glacier Express
Switzerland

From Glacier Express

Miranda

[may 2012] From St Moritz to Zermatt in Switzerland, I took a train called Glacier Express.It took 8 hours.I thought I would get fed up, but I did not at all.The view was wonderful and also we got audio guide, which explained what to look and the history, etc.According to the brochure, this train went …

The train listed as a World Heritage
Switzerland

The train listed as a World Heritage

Miranda

[may 2012] Bernina Express is the train listed as a World Heritage, starting from Tirano in Italy to Chur in Switzerland.According to the brochure, it runs along 122 kilometres of track, passing through 55 tunnels and over 196 bridges and viaducts.I went up to St Moritz.The day was beautiful and I kept being excited.I booked …

The Journey to Milan
Switzerland

The Journey to Milan

Miranda

[July, 2011] From Freiburg in Germany to Milan in Italy, I planned to take two trains, changing once at Basel in Switzerland, arriving at Milan at around 11am.But when I got the Freiburg station very early in the morning, I found that the train was delayed by as much as 25 minutes! Trains in Germany …

Necessity of the funiclar trains
Switzerland

Necessity of the funiclar trains

Miranda

[February, 2011] The railway station of Lugano is far up on the hill and you have to go all the way down to the town itself.They use the funicular trains for that.It is nice and interesting, adding special feeling to the place. On the contrary, the railway station of Eze, France was at the bottom …