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ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
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Herbert Ware Jul 05, 2015 at 07:21 PM

Until Road Scholar gets this worked out, many of us will have the same first (Premium), middle (Email) and last (Subscriber) names. Hope we all clear immigration and customs! We do this trip in October.
Herb Ware (Vienna, VA)


Mary Crummer Jul 05, 2015 at 04:31 PM

My name is Mary Crummer, not Premium Email


Mary Crummer Jul 05, 2015 at 04:29 PM

Art and I are taking the August 11 trip. Anyone else want to make contact? I am a mostly retired psychologist and Art is a retired math prof and active writer and musician. We are from Gainesville, Florida.
Steve Rosenberg Jul 06, 2015 at 10:55 AM

Hi ? Premium Email... My wife and I will also be on the August 11th trip. We live in VA Beach. Love to connect with you. Our email is sarva33@gmail.com.


Allan Wicker Jun 27, 2015 at 06:03 PM

Hi Bruce and Day Ann. Thanks for your greeting. You saw our particulars in an earlier post. Now we're focused on Switzerland...reading some recommended books and studying maps. We look forward to meeting you next month. Best regards, Allan and Ding Wicker


Steve Rosenberg Jun 23, 2015 at 03:38 PM

Looking to connect with people traveling on August 11-26 trip to Switzerland by Rail.


Clara McCall Jun 22, 2015 at 08:36 AM

Hi, Richard Shelby and Sharon Weiss. Chuck and I are on the Sept 6-21 Switzerland By Rail program. We've been to France and Italy (both with RS) so have two and three prong plugs. I see that our trip is wait-listed. Is anyone else going at that time? Glad we signed up as soon as it was available last year. We live in Glencoe, IL and will be flying out of O'Hare in Chicago. Anyone else taking that flight?


Sharon Weiss Jun 20, 2015 at 06:33 PM

I checked our netbook, and it has a 2 pronged plug, and we already have the "C" adapter plugs, so I believe we don't need anything else, right? Can one of you experts please confirm this? Thank you.


Peter W, Frey Jun 20, 2015 at 02:02 AM

As Richard Shelby just pointed out, the Swiss plugs/sockets are somewhat different from other European countries. However, the two prong plugs you would use in France, The Netherlands, etc. are fully compatible with Swiss sockets (so called Type C, also calles "Europlug"). It is the three prong type (Type J) that is very different from other countries. For more information check www.worldstandards.eu/electricity/plugs-and-sockets/ . Please be aware that the mains here is 240 Volts, but most modern power supplies (for laptops, tablets, etc.) adapt automatically to the mains voltage, be it 110 or 240 Volts. I'm looking forward meeting all of you in Switzerland (I'm the lecturer on the morning after your first night in Lucerne).
Herbert Ware Jun 20, 2015 at 09:50 AM

VERY HELPFUL! Thanks! See you in the October 2-17 'edition.'


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