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Grand Tour of Switzerland Final Leg

27/07/2016 by .
Grand Tour Of Switzerland Final Leg

Andy Mossack drives his Grand Tour of Switzerland final leg as he takes us from Neuchatel back to his starting point at Zurich.

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Awesome Grand Tour of Switzerland Part 2

27/07/2016 by .

Andy Mossack continues his iconic drive on the Grand Tour of Switzerland second leg we pick up his story in Ascona, deep in Switzerland’s Italian speaking region and journey around to Neuchatel.

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Epic Grand Tour of Switzerland

27/07/2016 by .
Grand Tour of Switzerland

Join Andy Mossack in this three part series as he drives the iconic 1,600-kilometre Grand Tour of Switzerland, a unique route now made even more accessible by new bespoke road signs throughout Switzerland.

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Andermatt. In the footsteps of James Bond

20/08/2015 by .
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Admittedly I am driving a classic Morgan, but in my head it is an Aston Martin. Nevertheless I am hurtling down the twisty Oberalp Pass towards Andermatt, with the top down enjoying the hot summer sun and feeling distinctly like a secret agent. Actually I’m lying about the hurtling bit, you never hurtle in a Morgan, you just glide and make sure everyone can see you.

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Graubünden is not just for skiing

10/12/2014 by .
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It can be quite intimidating if you are the only person on the ski trip who doesn’t ski, but fear not because Graubünden offers plenty of exciting alternatives, so it seems Graubünden is not just for skiing.

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Climbing the Eiger by train

07/10/2014 by .
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The Eiger’s north face was looking particularly sinister today as I peeked out at it from the window of the Jungfrau Wengernalp, the world’s longest cogwheel railway, as it climbed closer, the peak invisible, surrounded by cloud cover. Climbing the Eiger by train was in my view infinitely more healthy than attempting it on foot, after all, there is a pretty lengthy list of climbers who tried and never made it back alive.

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Sublime Clinique La Prairie, Lake Geneva

27/08/2013This entry was posted in Europe and Middle East, Switzerland and tagged , , on by .
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Anthea Gerrie visits Clinique La Prairie spa and is relieved she no longer needs to donate blood.

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