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Old 26th May 2012, 18:30   #31
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Kabootar on tracks!
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Zoom kabootar
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Beautiful Greenery, I din't see a brown part during the whole trip!
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Most of Switzerland here, Can you read 'Aigle' in the bottom left? That's half an hour from our hotel(Leysin, next to Aigle) and then we can go to the main cities.
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That day we went to Zurich (I'm guessing, looong time!), this is the main shopping area.
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We gave this a miss.
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Yes, that's the place we went. Had only Veg!
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Filmcity anyone?
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Ah! that's where all the rich Indians keep their money, UBS building, just missed the main entrance shot.
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Train within city.. Tram.
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Back at the hotel, now this is summer in switzerland, sun trying to come out. I fear even to think what it would be like in winter?! (Everything shut down at 6 pm)
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Ah! above the clouds
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The beautiful mountains
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The beautiful valleys
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Ma! the three of them are smiling at me!!
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Yes, i'm definitely over the clouds!
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The next two shots are from the train next day, the sun was out and the sky was clear!
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Today we were heading out to sea, on a cruise ship!
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Guess where we're heading?
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I think you know now!
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Yes! To France!
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This is getting interesting for me..
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and more beautiful!
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I just love colors!
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This was scary!
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Ok, we were in a bus and going to this castle like thing
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Is France cleaner?
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and greener
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Going into the castle now...
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Old 27th May 2012, 11:46   #32
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Amazing pictures and thanks for sharing. I think you mis-spelt Mermara to Miramar ! This could be some hangover from Goa ?
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you mis-spelt Mermara to Miramar

i guess you're right, The sea of marmara! and there are no hangovers!
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Here's the final set. Sorry to disappoint, we couldn't take any pics inside the castle, but it was beautiful, complete with a restaurant, coffee shop, garden and all, it was very relaxing!

Nice, clean, well maintained
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Even the stones have no dirt on them?!
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Flowers!
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Spent some time here alone, aah!
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Farmers working hard there, finally some brown!
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Notice the lady driver!
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Green!
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I've never ever seen water like this! We're still in france, whiling away the day, almost evening now, must get back into swiss before we get caught!
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Final pic from france, here we took the bus to go back!
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Some more flowers!
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Back to climbing the hill to our hotel, pic from mini train! You can see my camera in the pic.
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Not really sure, but the next 3 pics are from the city of Bern! Shopping paradise! Pronounce it like you have a cadbury gems stuck in your throat!

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Next 3 pics of a mosque in Lausanne, hard to find this, but i got there after 3 hours of search! = Couple of trains, a Bus, few KM walk! Phew!
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and back to the hotel, to spend the last couple of days before go back home!
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Goodbye friends! Thanks for support and encouragement to finish this.

WHERE'S THE LUNCH GUYS?!

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Goodbye friends! Thanks for support and encouragement to finish this.

WHERE'S THE LUNCH GUYS?!
Thanks a ton Khalid bhai for completing this TL!

No travel for me till end 2012, so if it is before then it will be in Pune. I hope you make it here sometime soon.
If not, it will bein Hyderabad in 2013. Let me bring my piggybank
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in Pune. I hope you make it here sometime soon.

I guess i'm planning a trip hyd-pune-mum, if all goes well, i'll start this on 9th of this month. hope to see you too!
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