Engelberg Moon

Moon over Engelberg, Switzerland

Moon over the town of Engelberg, Switzerland. This town is situated in a deep flat valley with steep rugged peaks soaring over 6,000 vertical feet above. The slopes around town are still green and winter doesn’t seem to have set in around here too much yet, at least compared to what I’ve seen at Andermatt or Zermatt this last week.

UPDATE: My Swiss recon trip was a success… I found a sweet studio apartment to rent in Engelberg! I will have it from January through April. I am very relieved to have gotten this sorted out, since I was constantly thinking/worrying about where would be the best place to live and whether or not I’d be able to find an apartment, which is not easy this time of year. And after one week in Switzerland I knew that simply traveling around all winter would not be a viable or affordable option. As always, there is never a “perfect” place so it was just a matter of finding somewhere that felt right. And best of all, Engelberg is pretty much the closest ski area to Claudia in Freiburg – 3 hours by train. Now that the recon and rental search is over, I am free to enjoy the rest of November and December without worries!

7 thoughts on “Engelberg Moon

  1. Hey Jack,
    I know exactly how you feel and what a relief and a huge burden lifted from you when you find a place to hang for your time there. I felt the same way moving to Ouray, Alaska and now Jackson. Jackson was the hardest to settle into. I am finally getting adjusted and in my comfort zone after a few months of being here….

    Enjoy Switzerland and let me know how it compares to “Little Switzerland of America”

    Take Care,
    Susie

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