It’s now been over 7 years since our last family holiday to PERFECT Switzerland. Switzerland is one of the most beautiful countries on the planet. Perfect for relaxing. Perfect for adventure. Wonderful food and drink. With its precision perfect public transport, no need for a car. Friendly. Polite. Safe. Cultural. Healthy. I could go on and on. But there is another reason that it’s PERFECT for our FAMILY. Asperger/Autism Families often find travel difficult. Ours most definitely did. Holidays can be a logistical nightmare. For an enjoyable holiday, so many factors often need to be carefully controlled. Routine is important. Does Hawklad feel safe, relaxed, happy. He needs so many factors to be in place to enjoy a holiday. It’s so easy for things to spiral out of control and you end up just wishing to be back home. Back home to that safe, predictable and controlled environment.

But here’s the thing about Switzerland. He is always happy here. Yes the trip part way across Europe by plane or train was usually a nightmare for Hawklad. Yes a logistical nightmare which needed precision planning. But every single time we crossed the border into alpine heaven, he was relaxed and happy. Everything seemed to be in place for him and worked just right for him.

He can’t wait to go back.

I can’t wait to go back.

Yes, to our family, Switzerland is PERFECT.

39 thoughts on “Swiss Sunday

  1. Such gorgeous pictures, Gary! The one of the giant moon is wow! And love the one of the two cows dwarfed by the alps behind them.

    I can imagine how traveling can be a logistical challenge for all involved but it must be so worth it. I truly hope you two find yourselves back in Switzerland one day very soon!

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  2. That moon photo is stunning, Gary! Switzerland is beautiful with all its nature and mountains. But not everything is roses over here too. For example, there are 26 different cantons. There is not only the federal law but an individual law in each of the cantons too.

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  3. as tinkerbell says”Believe!”..you will get back there if you truly beleive and want it.It sounds so lovely.i always look forward to your swiss sunday posts and pics..these are fabulous!

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