Switzerland: Arriving in the sun, but not for long!

 

After the longest 24 hours in history, confined to a small seat, with very little leg room….

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We arrive and its sunny! The girls make themselves at home.

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Gill phones home…what a view!

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We decided to go for a walk and explore the town, but the heavens open and out come the waterproofs!

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Rachel feeling left out as the rest of our unit just happens to have a Geography related degree. She’s pretending to have one too! (at least she looks the part!)

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Francesca (being a flood risk analyst) thought this river was the best thing ever! We all had a lesson on the different river courses and the second one being a braided river channel.

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Back to our Chalet just in time for the rain to stop and a rainbow to come out… beautiful!

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Switzerland: 24 hour Coach Journey

One hour in and the leaders are already getting restless….and hungry!

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while others…..

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pose … trying to get some sleep!

After a: 40 minute ferry journey; a chorus of the sound of music; two toilet stops; breakfast stop; Singing along to the whole of Frozen (and that was just one of our leaders!); the whole of Ice age 3,

Finally we see some mountains….which only means one thing! We are nearly there…

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SWITZERLAND!

Henley Guides pack for Switzerland!

After nearly three years in planning…since at a unit leaders meeting over drinks, when Switzerland was suggested. We finally set off in August 2014!

Packing took much longer than anticipated…you think a family holiday is tough, try packing for every eventuality and 10 children.

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Then many hours later…

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Packing for every natural disaster and incident!

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We were finally ready for our (almost) 24 hour coach journey!