Hotel Himmelrich

Schattenbergstrasse 107, Kriens, Lucerne, 6010, Switzerland | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Kriens

The Half Way Blog

A travel blog entry by greg_and_claire on Nov 06, 2011

32 photos

... since the first rail-tourism to the mountain is in August 2012 so it has probably paid for itself many times over by now.

We did a few hundred additional kilometers in the car and delayed this part of our trip for good weather. We think the effort was worth it but we’ll let the pictures speak for themselves. While at ‘The Top of Europe’ we took in the views, marveled at the snow and visited the ice palace which was a cave of ice ...

A Winter Mountain Fortress of Guns, Gold & Cheese

A travel blog entry by obrian0620 on Nov 11, 2010

20 photos

... English, but in reality drastically diverse in vocabulary, intonation, expression, and often even in grammar to the extent of the expense of mutual-intelligibility (The Scottish understand us, but we cannot understand them). The same applies to proper "High-German" (Hochdeutsch) and Swiss-German (Schweizerdeutsch). Swiss-German also sounds substantially harsher than High-German, with the joke in the German language-realm (Sprachraum) going, "Why did the ...

A pain in the Kriens (the sequel) (R)

A travel blog entry by rcadventures on Jun 17, 2010

8 photos

... we had invested $83CAD to ride to the top, (the transaction was available in Canadian dollars), lunch for 45 sf and dessert for 13sf, we had an afternoon that set us back about $140.

Exhausted from the adereline pumping activities of the afternoon, we returned the same way we came up... sort of.

We waited for the gondola which goes every 15 minutes. As we waited, there was also an English family who didn't love their mother enough to tell ...

A pain in the Kreins (all toungue in cheek) (R)

A travel blog entry by rcadventures on Jun 16, 2010

1 comment, 8 photos

... center of the single track, the cars by-pass one another). Clearly the kids in the photo were over doing it.
We walked to the bus stop as instructed, but saw a sign pointing to Mount Pilatus Bahn (rail), so we walked in the direction fo the signs and within 10 minutes were there. I had suggested earlier in the day that, "The map says..." but was asked to seek out directions, which is why we talked about the bus.
Upon arriving within 200' of ...


A travel blog entry by timgavin on May 26, 2010

15 photos

... his mum asking him questions like "how bad does me smell?"), and that was how I got a place to stay for the next few days!

I met his family and everone was very nice and kind towards me. It felt sort of strange at first to be a random backpacker that had been brought home, 'of the streets', but everyone was so nice that i soon felt at home in this lovely house. I imagine it was quite strange for the family as well, ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Schattenbergstrasse 107, Kriens, is near Mt. Rigi, Rosengart Collection (Sammlung Rosengart), Picasso Museum, and Lucerne Concert Hall.
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