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- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
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... as things are pricey. Had lunch on a bench beside the lake then we could see the clouds were lifting so headed for the bus station to go to the cable car station. By the time we got there it was shortly after 3 so not many people going up. Total ride is about 40 min. first leg you are in a small car that can hold only 4 people. That is about half way up mountain. Last leg is in a large gondola. We ...
... we found in a department store in the area known as the 'old town'.
Next morning, after breakfast at the hotel (included in the price and all you can eat!) we set off for the Old Town which was only a few blocks away. Close to the hotel was a covered bridge that was a popular tourist sight and, once across, we were there. While definitely a preserved area with older buildings and cobblestone streets (no cars allowed), the area was basically a lot of clothing and ...
... which trades near the US dollar. However, we each had the cheapest things on the menu, one coffee and one bagel, and it cost us the equivalent of 50 USD total!! Reeling from that experience we didn't linger too long in the shops and made our way into the city.
We started off by visiting the United Nations headquarters. Ordinarily, we could get a tour of the building, but it was closed this Saturday. So we peeked through the gate and walked ...
... The buz of the new tour members mingeling and meeting was music to our ears. A perfect get together. We made our few announcements about the next day of travel and I made sure to mention to them that "Please let us know immediately if there is any issue so we can resolve them then and there and not tell us 4 days later, with our goal to keep them happy and enjoying every minute of the trip, that's what we are here for". Many heads nodded yes as I ...
Thurs 2/1/14After breakfast I met Luca, 18, and Cecille, 20 (whom I vaguely remembered from their visit to our farm in 2000), and we all had a chat on Skype to my folks at home. Both Luzia and Hans had the day off and had kindly planned to take me on a day’s tour of central Switzerland. First stop was Lucern, where we wandered around the city centre admiring an old church and the famous wooden bridge, most of which was tragically burnt down in the ‘90s ...