Top of Europe – Jungfraujoch, A Must See in Switzerland

A breathtaking journey to the Top of Europe

A breathtaking journey to the Top of Europe

Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe

Travelling along on the freeway called life; some journeys leave an indelible mark on our minds and hearts and they remain evergreen in our memories. They reside deep in the recesses of the mind and it takes just a glimpse of a photo or the sound of some words to bring these memories to life in front of the mind’s eye. 

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The intriguing Banyan Tree island

The intriguing Banyan Tree island

I do not have very pleasant childhood travel memories. Staying in the western part of India travelling mostly meant long and tedious train journeys across half the length of India. Those were the days when Air travel was still a luxury available only to a handful, and the Indian Railways was the lifeline that connected the four corners of the country.

Ravishing Rapperswil, Switzerland

Ravishing Rapperswil, Switzerland

Ravishing Rapperswil, Switzerland

Ravishing Rapperswil, Switzerland

Switzerland is a country which must have inspired the great masterpieces of art and literature, it is like a painting come to life, a poem wafting tantalizingly in the air, a sculpture skillfully etched by Nature. One relatively unknown gem where you can listen to the sound of your own footfalls and gaze reverently at the lake and soak in nature is Rapperswil.

Pelling – A Pristine Destination

Pelling – A Pristine Destination in Sikkim

 

Kanchenjunga - Pelling – A Pristine Destination in Sikkim

Pelling – A Pristine Destination in Sikkim

Pelling is a gem of a place, still pristine and pure, it is about 135 Kms. from Siliguri and about 115 Kms from Gangtok, the Capital of Sikkim.

The road trip from Siliguri to Pelling is really exhilarating and you feel sanctified as you breathe in the fresh mountain air and take in the unalloyed terrain, which is a feast to the eyes.