Monthly Archives: July 2014

Our Chalet Trip Day 8: Snow and Tears

It had been raining overnight, so when we got up this morning there was snow on the far-away mountain peaks. Lucky for us, one of them was our destination for the morning. We took a bus to a funicular and … Continue reading

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Our Chalet Trip Day 7: Rain!

We hiked out for about an hour and a half this morning before getting to a huge gorge where we got to rappel down onto a platform over a waterfall. It was really neat, except for the fact that it … Continue reading

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Our Chalet Trip Day 6: Free Day

Today was our free day at Our Chalet, so although we got up and had breakfast at the regular time (8am), we were a bit more relaxed and knew we could take our time as we had no programming to get … Continue reading

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Our Chalet Trip Day 5: Chocolate

We rushed out after breakfast this morning to take a bus to Interlaken, where the group would split for the day. The first thing we did there was see a chocolate making demonstration. It was quite fun to watch and … Continue reading

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Our Chalet Trip Day 4: Poop-Pourit

Today we hiked…and hiked some more…and then some more. The group split up for the first hike, where one group hiked straight up a mountain for 3 hours and where my group hiked to the base for 2.5 hours and … Continue reading

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Our Chalet Trip Day 3: Challenges and Adventures

We headed out hiking straight after breakfast today. After about an hour (one of the shortest walks we’ll do this week apparently), we reached an adventure park where we pushed our limits and got to try new things today. We … Continue reading

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Our Chalet Trip Day 2: Making New Friends

The day today was spent entirely on site doing a round robin of activities after this morning’s opening ceremony. My group, which included 2 of our girls, some other Canadians and Americans, started off with orienteering. We played a quick … Continue reading

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