Travel Blogs from Solothurn
... driving. As soon as I got to the Hotel, I switched it to “pedestrian” mode. I probably could have used the mapping function on the iPhone, but I'm still not quite sure how it works and now is not the time to learn as I have limited data capability.
I happened to arrive at the Elevator to reception (which is on the second floor) at the same time as one of the girls that works at the hotel, so she led me right to the desk. The Elevator is rather ...
... the Alpsand lakes as well as sweet little towns and villages. I got a few photos on the journey but this has really made my fiance and I want to come back and discover more of Italy, the north in particular.
We arrived in Bern at 2.30pm, got a map and direction from the tourist information desk to our hostel and a timetable for the trains to Geneva tomorrow. We headed to the hostel first to dump our bags, passing through the beautiful city centre - very old ...
... out at a bar on the river drinking some Oufi and catchign up with Romy. It's been four years so there was plenty to catch up on which was nice. We also talked about some plans for the next couple of days but I'll leave that as a surprise for later, but trust me it is bound to be exciting! For tomorrow we head off to Zermatt to check out the Matterhorn, if you don't know what that is Google it you'll be ...
... city map from the top of the town really helped me to get my bearings… get it… bear-ings. I left the church and continued through the old town, reaching the clock tower just in time to stand amongst the gaggle of tourists and watch the clock strike 13:00. I then continued to stroll through the city, passing the Bern Rathaus (City Hall) and trying to lose myself in the winding alleyways of the old city. I made my way back to the hostel to get the key to my room ...
... time to this old town to meet my family that went before me. After a nice long breakfast and girl talk, we go our separate ways - my Aunts go grocery shopping and my Mum and I go out on the town to explore and shop :D
Solothurn is simply beautiful, old churches, clock towers with modern shops and cafes sprinkled throughout, it's a little European heaven. We slightly go mad in all the shops - especially since we don't have the same ones here back home - ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed