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PostPosted: Wed Jul 07, 2010 10:30 am
 


Short thread, day trip, alone, and not many places to take a pic.

But here goes... :)



From Domodossola IT to Brig CH, up the Simplon Pass, only 2005 metres up. ;)


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 07, 2010 10:32 am
 


That's too high up for me. XD


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 07, 2010 10:34 am
 


Of course, there is always a reason for these trips:


The Cemetery in Vevey, Switzerland.

Here are pics of the Canadians buried there, both WW1 and WW2 :

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 07, 2010 10:34 am
 


One very Special, from the Royal Newfoundland Regiment:

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 07, 2010 10:37 am
 


The Church that looks after them... St. Martin's :)

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Next are pics around Lake Geneva:


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 07, 2010 10:38 am
 


Went right under this hotel in Montereux,

possibly the Grand of Deep Purple 'Smoke on the Water' Fame

Couldnt find a place to stop, so i stole this from their website...


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 07, 2010 10:39 am
 


Oh Marty that church looks awesome!
Like a castle :P


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 07, 2010 10:42 am
 


And then the way from Montereux to Brig..


Funny place for a factory.. sorry its a shit pic.

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The Swiss grow grapes !!



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And back up the hills..


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There are maybe 10 of these type tunnels on the way up and down.

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A memorial for workers dying during construction ( I think )

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And the summit..

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and that's it, just a quick peek :)


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 07, 2010 10:56 am
 


Fantastic martin! Thanks for sharing those pics with us. Beautiful scenery!


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 07, 2010 10:57 am
 


DonnaWho DonnaWho:
Oh Marty that church looks awesome!
Like a castle :P



Damn I knew I shoulda taken a better pic :(


Thats just the tower, the church itself is about 4 times as big.

Oh well, the old lady gave me all kinds of hell for going to Switzerland without her,

so we will going back at some point.



It's nice ride as long as you dont look down [B-o] [B-o]


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