Staying in the Swiss Alps

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As soon as I arrived in Lauterbrunnen I dropped my bags and went exploring the quiet village nestled in the valley of the Swiss mountains before dinner. With only a couple days to explore Switzerland, I let no time waste. The glacier formed valley in the alps had so much character and charm. Each house had different coloured shutters and flower boxes adorning each window. The steeple of the beautiful stone church in the center of town reached towards heaven. The ringing bells echoed throughout the town and transported me to a simpler time. The picturesque cemetery behind the church was enclosed by a cast iron fence and the headstones were laden with multicolored flowers and surrounded by vibrant green grass. A cemetery says a lot about a community and this one is cared for with pride and love from cherished memories of loved ones; it was one of the most beautiful cemeteries I have ever seen. This is Switzerland! Continue reading