Tis the Season to be Absent - Sun and Snow

Whenever it gets a bit too cold and dark in northern Europe, a quick trip to the sun and the snow is just the thing to fix things up... In this case I decided first to hit Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain and then off for a week on the slopes in Switzerland with some of the lads from Newcastle

  • 16 days (30 Nov 2006 - 16 Dec 2006)
  • 4493 km (2792 miles)
  • 4 countries
  • 11 entries (532 words)
  • 357 photos
  • 4.6 ratings (43 votes)
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Day Journal date: Country Place Title Distance Media Rating
1 Nov 30, 2006 18:00 Spain Isla de Lanzarote in the Canaries for a week 0 km
8 Dec 07, 2006 23:05 United Kingdom Islington back for a day 2751 km
9 Dec 09, 2006 07:00 Switzerland Genève » the red-eye flight, bus and train (Geneva+Taesch) 3501 km [*] (24) 5 (8 votes)
9 Dec 09, 2006 13:00 Switzerland Zermatt » People, meals and cosy evenings at Chalet Aldica 3625 km [*] (29) 4.5 (3 votes)
10 Dec 10, 2006 09:00 Switzerland Zermatt » First day on the slopes - Trockener Steg 3625 km [*] (40) 5 (5 votes)
12 Dec 12, 2006 11:00 Switzerland Matterhorn Klein Matterhorn - 3883 metres (12736 ft) 3635 km
12 Dec 12, 2006 13:00 Italy Breuil-Cervinia » Skiing from Switzerland to Italy for lunch 3639 km [*] (44) 4 (7 votes)
13 Dec 13, 2006 12:00 Switzerland Zermatt » Town porn - Zermatt after a fresh snowfall 3652 km [*] (141) 4.8 (7 votes)
14 Dec 13, 2006 19:00 Switzerland Zermatt » horse steaks & carnivore heaven @ Nelly's 3652 km [*] (31) 5 (1 votes)
15 Dec 14, 2006 22:00 Switzerland Zermatt » Zermatt nightlife, Schneewittchen + "Shhh" police 3652 km [*] (48) 4.4 (8 votes)
17 Dec 16, 2006 22:00 United Kingdom Islington » home 4493 km