school children in switzerland get 2 weeks off end of april – my family usually leaves for a spot of vacation in the swiss alps, without me.
this year, the second week co-incides with may 1, a work-free day in switzerland. i am planning to spend the week-end in the same chalet, work from there april 30 and leave for vienna from feldkirch (only 25 kms away) late may 1.
although the drive there is uneventful, i was rather unprepared for the weather waiting for me @ 1100m altitude… (see featured picture above)
i left the office in zurich with an open canopy, enjoying some rather nice weather. 800m higher, much colder, snow started falling (i thought we had seen-off winter for this year!) brr.
anyway, the next day was much better and the snow started melting again
my kids however liked the temporary return of winter and threw some snowballs at eachother!