Swiss Trip #7: The expected and unexpected in Switzerland

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Blog entry by Roger Strautman posted 01-20-2011 05:45 AM 3697 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This trip was full of expected and unexpected things.
Oh yes, a Big Mac meal was $12.50!

We even saw aliens. The artist for the movie Aliens lives in one medieval town and displayed his work there.

You will never guess who this statue is of.

We went to a cheese factory and did I tell you we ate pretty food while there. LOL!

-- " All Things At First Appear Difficult"

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#1 posted 01-20-2011 06:24 AM

cool. thanks for sharing

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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#2 posted 01-20-2011 07:08 AM

I got the Freddy Mercury statue…you can tell just by the stance, that and I have loved Queen’s music
The St Bernard pup was a nice touch. The cheese and food plates look wonderful as well

-- Scott "Some days you are the big dog, some days you are the fire hydrant"

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#3 posted 01-20-2011 10:43 AM


-- Theresa,

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#4 posted 01-20-2011 02:48 PM

Seems like you really enjoyed your visit there, Roger.

You going back?


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#5 posted 01-20-2011 04:10 PM

Lee, when I got of the plane here in Fort Wayne, IN I started saving for the next trip. :)

-- " All Things At First Appear Difficult"

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#6 posted 01-20-2011 05:30 PM

Roger, my wife and I honeymooned in Switzerland and visited the same little town (Gruyères I think) with the cheese factory and the Giger Museum. We sampled the cheeses at different the ages and found out we did not have the pallette for gruyere cheese, thereafter called “stinky cheese” in our household.

-- Aaron in TN -

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