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... them about the problem I’m having with my dSLR. About three of the staff looked at it, but didn’t know what could be causing the problem.
The Rifle Museum was actually much closer than I would have imagined by looking at the Map. It was a short walk across a bridge and then into a quiet residential neighborhood. The building wasn’t well marked and at first I thought it was closed. However, the door opened when I tried it, so I went ...
... which is quite painful, as well as a strange pain in my leg since walking around Rome yesterday... Hmm!
After my nap we headed to the nearby McDonald's as that was literally all we could afford of Switzerland - even that was expensive haha! We brought the food back to our room and ate, chatting about our day and how much we loved Bern - we would like to come back when we have a bit more money and discover more of the area as it's so chilled out and beautiful here!
... from the swords and armor of mounted knights to the long pikes and frilly clothes of the Swiss Mercenaries. What was quite enthralling was the narrative that the museum presented with regards to the Swiss Mercenaries. Hated and feared in their time period these mercenaries were brutal fighters and became extremely rich. The long pikes that they carried into battle enabled them to fell a mounted knight – the tank of the Middle Ages. Along with the advent of firearms ...
... and antique pews are in their perfect rows. The alter is covered in a velvet red and gold candle sticks. 0_0 woaahh. There is no one else in here - I felt like I was an archaeologist that had just discovered King Tut's tomb. We sit in a random pew and just gawk in amazement that this jewel is just hanging out right off the street and how many tourist pass by and have no clue what they just walked over. We finally realize we have more to see and say goodbye to ...
... they are far more expensive for petrol and charge 95 a night for a 2 star hotel. When did air conditioning become a feature of 3 star and above hotels only. I suppose when I check out they will charge me for the electricity and water.
Dinner at least was very tasty (even without our wine, which we'll drink another night) and the host here and the staff are very cheerful.
15 Sept - No pictures of Langendorf and we're off to Zurich. ...
- Pets allowed