Hotel De Gruyères
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- Minbar in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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... Bern. Eventually, I found a waypoint along that route and told the GPS to use that location as a waypoint. So then it took us on the route that we wanted! We still managed to check out and hit the road by 8:00.
It turned out to be a wise decision because the mountain route went through Jaunpass, as it was called, and the scenery was beautiful! There was not much traffic through the mountains, and we went through lots of great climbs, hairpin ...
The petite village of Gruyères, is in the heart of Swiss alpine farm land and home to the
famous Swiss Gruyère cheese. Surrounded by mountain fields of cows grazing, this medieval village hosts the Gruyère cheese factory, the Swiss Cailler's chocolate factory, as well as ...
... A little more about that later...
We opted to take the train to the chocolate factory rather than walk (thankfully there were no complaints about that! These ladies have put in some serious miles). It was kind of funny that after wrestling with the train ticket machine, in two languages, none of which is ours for quite a long time, there was no one who came and checked our tickets. Oh well, we were victorious, and that counts ...
... so it was back to the station. I went to the Western Union office (which was combined with an SBB rail office) and took another number and waited in line. It seems a bit odd that they wouldn’t have change machines near the ticket machines, and it was a darn nuisance to have to go back to the station and stand in a queue just to get change.
At this point, I took a few minutes to “scope out” the location of Gleis (track) 7, which is where ...
Our last day in Switzerland, and also our last day of November before the real cold kicks in..well apparently! It was either a choice to go to Zurich or Bern for a day trip before we caught our overnight train to Vienna (Austria) – our first since we had everything stolen mind you! Lucky for us, one of my good friends who I had met travelling in Laos (SE Asia) lives in Bern.
Having local knowledge and insight is truly priceless. Stefan ...