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Oct 14, 2005
Ice Climbing: Swiss Alps Style

They’ve been BASE jumping and done some pretty extreme tobagganing, now Wally & Osbourne are going ice climbing. I get a kick out of seeing Wally in the Swiss outfit. You got a polar bear in Antarctica, wearing an outfit associated with the Swiss Alps. What a mixture of frozen places. What’s also interesting, ironic, what have you… the capital of Switzerland is Bern, named after a bear, and Switzerland is a place with no bears. It was named by its medieval founder, who’s first animal he killed there was a bear. Apparently this tradition continued until there were no more bears in Switzerland by 1904. Strangely, last July there were unconfirmed reports of a brown bear spotted in the Alps. Nature has its way of recovering, conservationists and the Swiss government would be happy for bears to return but the shepherds are a little less eager of the possibility.

  • Mat

    In fact the reports about brown bears have been confirmed. Austria has a few bears living here now, and Switzerland as well; Sometimes migrating into our territories :)

  • HER

    Love Wally’s outfit! My ribs hurt too! :-)

  • you-dont-know-me

    where did wally get the clothes?
    anyway who cares it looks funny on him :-)

  • bobo

    wally in outfit that should be a wallpaper.

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  • Jonah

    Wally can get anything he wants. From chocolate to equipment.

  • Jenni


    Bwahahahahhahahahhaha I Love That Laugh!


    what am i doing?

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  • Poppy

    Well… it has come back I have seen it in a future comic yes there is movie wallpaper

  • Poppy

    In the next comic with the suit in he’ll look EVIL!!!… ๐Ÿ‘ฟ ๐Ÿ˜Ž

  • C&H

    That’s not actually a Swiss outfit, it’s Bavarian. Read “German”.

  • ukelele

    It’s Bavarian? ๐Ÿ˜ฏ Where in the world did he get it? โ“

  • Guy

    I am swiss and I can confirm that Wally’s dress is definitively bavarian!

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  • Sally

    I honestly don’t know where on earth Wally got that Swiss Alps outfit from, in Antarctica.

  • Osbourne

    Is Wally wearing lederhosen?

  • http://GirlsGoGames Jenny

    Just where did Wally get that Swiss Alps outfit?

  • Ruiz Aw

    Actually, lederhosen are German (Bavarian to be exact) not Swiss.

  • baybay2

    love u wally