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Switzerland’s Jungfrau – The Top of Europe

The Jungfraujoch is certainly among the highlights for every visitor to Switzerland. It is a mountain pass situated at 3’471 m (11’388 ft) between the Mönch Mountain at 4’107 m (13’474 ft) and the Jungfrau Mountain at ...
by Dominique Schreckling
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Montreux Volley Masters 2011

The Montreux Volley Masters, an international women’s indoor volleyball competition, is a most unique event. Each year the organizer invites 8 national teams among the best teams of the world. The event takes place outside t...
by Dominique Schreckling
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Fêtes Médiévales de Saillon 2011

On beautiful late summer days under a deep blue sky and high temperatures, the many visitors could enjoy watching craftsmen at work, groups performing demonstrations of fencing, chivalry, Italian flag throwers, watch a falconer...
by Dominique Schreckling
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Montreux Jazz Festival 2011 – opening week-end

Overview of the fantastic opening week-end The Montreux Jazz Festival takes place in the city of the same name on the border of Lake Geneva in Switzerland. What started in 1967 as a three day festival featuring Charles Lloyd an...
by Dominique Schreckling
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Sabah – Borneo 2011

Malaysia Trip report of a two week trip around the Sabah province on Borneo in Malaysia from April 2nd – 14th 2011. I took an organized round trip to Sabah on the island of Borneo, located off the coast of mainland South ...
by Dominique Schreckling
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Combats de Reines 2011

The Swiss Canton du Valais hosts each year a series of a very typical Swiss event, the Combats de Reines, fight of the Queens. Unlike bullfighting in which humans fight bulls, this cow fighting is a bloodless fight with cow aga...
by Dominique Schreckling
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Swiss Fête Fédérale des Sonneurs de cloches

The veneration of Swiss cows as a source of life is an integral part of the Swiss culture, economy and international reputation for its treasured by-products from cows such as the 100s of types of cheeses and, of course the inv...
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Medieval Market and Storytelling Festival at Chillon Castle

During the weekends of December before Christmas, the castle organizes the Medieval Market and Storytelling Festival. Craftsmen and women, minstrels and troubadours, archery demonstrations and medieval guards give life to the c...
by Dominique Schreckling
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Zermatt Unplugged Festival 2011

The 4th edition of the unique Zermatt Unplugged Music Festival ended on Saturday, April 16th. Located at the foot of the iconic Matterhorn, Zermatt is a famous authentic Swiss village situated in a region which includes one thi...
by Dominique Schreckling
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