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Travel Blogs from Murg
Once over the bridge into Old Town, I sat down with the reservations manager at the Schweizerhoff and hammered out who should get priority on rooms based on their arrivals into the hotel. His plan was to issue rooms randomly, which meant those who may come in much later in the day, may have their room ready, but those that arrived at 8am may have to wait till 3pm to get their room. We also looked at where ...
... Killing flying time by:
games on iPad,
Eventually Very Bright sunrise & blue sky - ouch on eyes - as we flew into the sunrise.
More beverages, more food, looking out the window.
And Zurich approaches...
... one you can only imagine how that is...noisy!!!! The Gafner family took us out for the day starting at 9.30am with our first 2 trains to Bern the capital of Switzerland. Yes we thought Zurich was the capital as well. We walked the Main Street saw Parliament House, the bears and the famous Zytglogge clock built in 1530. Bern has over 1000 fountains hence it being known as the City of fountains. We then took another train to Lucerne and walked across ...
... on the door. I would love one at home when I get back. (see the pic)! It wasn't exactly a posh place but it was expensive. 25 GBP for a pizza and 1 glass of wine.... ridiculous. It was pretty tasty though but I now had the taste for the wine and fancied some more. There was no way I could afford to stay in the restaurants and bars around the city so I headed back to the supermarket. 5 GBP.... perfect for a bottle. I had been walking around in the thick ...
... afternoon. After getting supplys we got some lunch, and what did we have? Donner Box! Ha. After returning to the hotel we saw that some people had gone all out with their costumes. Not wanting to feel left out we decided to use out NZ gear and represent, it was better than just going in normal clothes. We started drinking about 2pm and headed into the city where the street party was to take place at 5pm. It started at 1pm but we just ...