Travel Blogs from Solothurn
... that (and actually Thomas googled it during dinner and read the definition aloud, I believe). It was an interesting, fun, fascinating evening and we didn't want it to end (that's why we went for an after dinner drink at a local pub, and I stayed out later than I have in years!). Finally, I said I had to go to sleep, and ended the party. Thomas told me if I hadn't said that, we probably would have been out all night!!!
... a bit early in the day to be drinking).
When the train arrived in Bern, I had difficulty telling which way I should walk but just followed the crowd up an escalator and ended up at street level. I had no idea where the Hotel was located so once again resorted to my GPS unit. After about 20 minutes of walking, I finally arrived at the Hotel. I suspect there was a more direct route, but the GPS was still in “vehicle mode", so provided directions as if ...
... it's a theme of Solouthurn. They have 11 fountains and the stairs are in multiples of 11. Romy was telling us it started by accident and then they realized it in the 1700s and made it a thing... Pretty cool. Solothurn is also the greatest Baroque city in Switzerland and also the only so I guess it wins by default but either way you look at it there is no denying the beauty of the city. The rest of the night was ...
... find the best way to adjust oneself to a new city is to find a high vantage point from which to view it. It took me a good six minutes to climb the tight and winding staircase to the top of the church. By the time I got to the top I was panting like a racehorse and probably foaming at the mouth too. The view was well worth the climb however. It was a beautiful sunny day with not a cloud in the sky. From the vantage point I could clearly see all the way to the Alps. Looking ...
Solothurn, like Olten, is a town that I love and is very dear to me. My Mum was born here, but not only that, when I was younger and came to Switzerland, my Great Aunts would take my Sister and I here for a day of shopping and eating. :) It's a town full of family history and many memories of my own.
So like old times, my Mum and I meet with two of my Great Aunts for coffee and croissants. I am so grateful for moments like this because it's like I get to go ...
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Other places to stay in Solothurn
Schanzlistrasse 5, Solothurn | 4 star hotelfrom $159
Hauptgasse 64, Solothurn | 3 star hotelfrom $175
Niklaus Konrad-Strasse 21 , Solothurn | 3 star hotelfrom $171
Oberer Winkel 2, Solothurn | 3 star hotelfrom $192
Hauptgasse 42, Solothurn | 3 star hotelfrom $220
Wengistrasse 13, Solothurn | Hotelfrom $154
Talstrasse 15, Solothurn | Hotelfrom $138
Hauptgasse 41, Solothurn | 3 star hotelfrom $119