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- Minbar in room
- Breakfast Available
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Today was my catch a breath day, sleep in, get some washing done, do some blog, work, downloading photos and posting some postcards – I know that just sounds totally boring when I am supposed to be out exploring but I think you have to do that after a good 13 days of go go go. It was nice to chillax as they say.
Leanne and I had a nice sleep in, we met for a late breakfast at 9am.
A day to explore Basel and Leanne asked if we could specially find her a nice watch, because she wanted something for her recent special birthday.
Hotel Basel is where everything is, walking distance, in the old town, so we …
... of Switzerland. After a gentle look around and some lunch (another lovely local soup with meat and vegetables) Joy - of all people!! - said she fancied going up the mountain by cable car. Now Joy is scared of heights, and these are pretty big mountains, but off we went. Two rather nervous cable car rides later, we were at the village of Murren, altitude some 5,600 feet and about half way to the summit of ...
... Castle and decided to go explore it! It definitely reminded me of traipsing through Europe as a kid visiting castle after castle. I only wish I could have appreciated it then as I do now. We found this rather Lord of the Rings looking tree behind the castle and the kids had a blast climbing its roots.
The sun began to set so we headed over to a short drive through tour of France then headed back to the house. Sarah ...
... We saw the bridge over the Rhine and were they used to throw "witches" off the bridge during the European witch hunts a few hundred years ago. She showed us the monastary and said we were lucky that we got to see it without scaffolding because they're usually doint some type of refrubishment. We went into a shop to get postcards and found the greatest candy ever in Europe, Malteasers! Think whopper, but gourmet and delicious! I can't eat whoppers because of these little gems ...