GD Hotel Bella Tola & St-Luc
Travel Blogs from Saint-Luc
today we drove 4 and a half hours to drive to Mürren. it was a really nice drive and the view was amazing. when we got there we went for a little walk and then Annelise Julz and I went ice skating. for dinner we had a 5 course meal! it was ...
... 50's. They live below their means so they can travel. Sounds like a great plan! This is one reason I love international travel. I remember one of the few local eateries that Terri and I ate at on our trip to the UK was an eye opening experience. In the US we are accustomed to dining at our own table and we tend to have this personal space disposition which lends itself towards an arrogant sense of ownership of a space as being ours because we are in ...
... t half bad.) No longer serving as the evil lair of Dr. Blowfeld, this rotating restaurant with 360 degree views of the alps now has 007 logos on all of the windows and a drink list that includes the "Bond Girl" and a “007 Signature” drink. While the views alone make a trip here worth it, the food itself was pretty good too. We managed one and a half full rotations during our meal which fell short of Bond’s ...
... into Lauterbrunnen. Along the way, we saw some BASE jumpers and even one that hadn’t deployed his chute yet. At first I thought it was a giant black bird making a beeline for some prey, but then a big chute came out of the "bird’s" back. It was frightening just to watch!
The walk was pleasant; we saw cows and sheep (you can tell which tour members are from the country because they’re not stopping to snap pictures of farm animals), ...
... is a hiking day. We set out on what did not sound like a super rigerous hike but turned out to be pretty ambitious. We hiked from Murren to a village of Gimmelwald then down to valley floor. Total elevation decent was about 2350 verticle feet over about 5-6 miles. The views and panoramas are imposibly spectacular. The village houses and farms are quaint, old, and still in daily use. Montain cows with bells on are all over ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool