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Jet d'eau - boat tour in the bitter wind

Jet d’eau – boat tour in the bitter wind

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Pretty-as-a-postcard Switzerland

Every man is conscripted into the Swiss army training once they have finished school, and once training is complete, they are required to possess a gun in case they are ever called to fight for their country. Their countless tunnels have explosives either end of them, in case they are attacked; they are able to barricade the enemy inside. Welcome to the neutral country of our tour.

The “Ooh-aah tunnel”, as our guide referred to it as, produced just that result as we emerged onto a scene straight out of paintings and postcards: snow-capped peaks with adorable little villages nestled in the valleys below.

Switzerland from The Monk

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