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alps

  • n  a large mountain system in south-central Europe; scenic beauty and winter sports make them a popular tourist attraction
  • n  any high mountain
News & Articles

  • Lanford column: A taste of European golf
    Column by Ernie Lanford -- The last four weeks of this summer, I have been teaching in the International Studies Hospitality Program in Switzerland. The Dedman School of Hospitality Program facility is located high in the Alps in a ski resort village called Leysin.
    June 18, 2013 - Tallahassee Democrat
  • How To Visit Switzerland Without Breaking The Bank
    For natural beauty and variety, few places rival the Swiss Alps in summer. On a 10-day trip to the Bernese Oberland last year, my husband and I spent the Fourth of July romping through the snow on top of the Jungfrau; ate breakfast each morning looking out at the hulking Eiger; and hiked panoramic trails connecting mountain villages, with a symphony of cowbells and rushing waterfalls in the ...
    June 17, 2013 - Forbes
  • Ladies Night! || Hunters of the Alps || Strangeways
    Event: Ladies Night! || Hunters of the Alps || Strangeways Start: June 18, 2013 10:00 pm End: June 19, 2013 5:00 am Cost: Free Category: Brickell Organizer: Phone: 305-671-3307 Email: blackbirdordinary@gmail.com Updated: June 15, 2013
    June 15, 2013 - Miami Gardens News
Quotes

  • Kim Kirchen in USA Today
    You have to watch all the rivals, even someone like (Russian Denis) Menchov. Some might say he is five or six minutes behind and his race is finished but if he gains back time he has the Alps and then if he is close enough on the Ventoux, he could... Lance Armstrong http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lance_Armstrong&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHHS8RAzJ3Py-TwWDUsC2nQY1jshw Reuters India http://www.google.com/url?q=http://in.reuters.com/article/worldOfSport/idINIndia-41106220090717&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEPjAtjyDr9t9Bp1ePJ0EBsoihshA Jul 16, 2009 3000 4261 alps I've been a bit surprised by my condition," Kirchen said. "Now I want to take the race day by day. I want to see what happens in the Pyrenees. And if it goes well in the Pyrenees we'll see in the Alps, and in Paris."
  • Frank Schleck in International Herald Tribune
    We have a really strong team and that is what could be the key for us in the Alps,Schleck said.

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