Georges Wenger Hotel de la Gare
Travel Blogs from Le Noirmont
Tuesday the 1st of July, touch down in Zurich, the land of my origin. Did not have to wait long, to be in possession of my packed bike plus my belongings . Barbara, a friend was there to welcome me, she drove me to her home in Winterthur, where I was welcomed by her husband Mathias and their kids, Mat and Selina. They spoiled me in every way, we ate good food and had long conversations. I then unpacked the bike, and assembled it in ...
... we were at the train station! We grabbed our bags and now had to try and find our train! With a hetic 30 mins, trying to find toilets and when we finally found them having To pay €1 each to use them and rushing to grab something to eat we were sitting on our train!!! With 3 hours up our sleeves i did some writing and kicking some butt in Mario kart and Nikki stared out the window watching Italy turn into beautiful Switzerland! The ...
... by the United Nations.
Bern is a river city as it is bordered on 3 sides by the Aare River (the
same river we walked on the previous evening).
Presumably the name Bern, the plural of bear, was named for bears found
there at the beginning. Today there is a
bear pit which is a major tourist attraction, and home to several brown
bears. We walked the city’s steep
streets through the old town, past the Capitol, and ...
... hill while some of the newer parts are located along the river. The hostel was located in the lower part of town by the Aare River. On foot the city was extremely manageable. From the hostel it was ten minutes to the old town, five minutes to the museum district and another five minutes to the beach. I dropped off my backpack in the lockup at the hostel and paid for my room. I will be upfront and say that I didn't have a whole lot of time to plan this trip out. My only ...
... money as compared to me on the flights, on the expensive activities and on not going to North America.
Sky diving : 250frs
Paragliding : .750 frs
Scuba diving : 600frs
Bungee : 195frs
Huayna Potosi : 150frs
Tot : 1945 (1650euros)