Celebrating in Switzerland!

Posted by   rachael on    November 5, 2016

On the 12th of August, 41 members of Cornwall’s Senior Section headed to Switzerland on a centenary trip arranged by Sarah Semmens. We travelled via coach to Dover and took the ferry to Calais, before we drove through France and Germany to our final destination, Adelboden; Switzerland.

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The itinerary for the trip was jam-packed, with activities such as a visit to Our Chalet, including a guided tour and a badge pinning ceremony, a day at the Adventure Parc and white water rafting. With so many of us, travelling wasn’t quiet (except for sleep time) and it was a great experience to meet girls from all over Cornwall and make memories with new friends!

cantate 001.JPGCountless events were organised, and despite our “Swiss Night” being cancelled, it was replaced with a fondue evening, providing the chance to try Swiss cheese and chocolate, furthermore in the days before we had visited a cheese farm to see how it was made. For the duration of the trip we stayed in a chalet called “Cantate” in Adelboden, it was located in a beautiful area with lots to do, including shops, a swimming pool, woodcarvers and landscape, providing nice places for walks such as the Choleren gorge.

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We also visited Jungraujoch; the Top of Europe. It gave us close up views of the longest glacial flow from 3454 meters above sea-level and a cog-wheel railway travelling up to the summit. The trip was a fabulous experience and enjoyed by all, thank you Sarah!white river rafting.jpg