Travel Blogs from Stansstad
... was discovered. It was great.
By Tom Carder
Whilst in Switzerland we visited the cheese factory in Gruyere. This was quickly followed with our first raclette and fondue in the old town. We stayed in a beautiful apartment on the outskirts of Zurich. The boys were impressed with the high-end coffee and chocolate shops. We made a day trip to Bern which included a tour of the Einstein museum. We also stayed in Geneva for three days to soak up the ...
... hand over left shoulder and heart as usual, to make it come true.
Checking in and sorting ourselves out, some of us ventured into town to explore before dinner together and we all had certain gifts we wanted to seek out and sights to see. For me I really wanted to see the Chapel Bridge which was actually located in the middle of downtown so pictures were easily obtained. As we passed by the main church in town the bells started ...
... around Bern. We went past the house where Albert Einstein lived when he developed his theory of relativity and also visited the bear pit....Bern apparently means bear and they have 4 brown bears to symbolise this.
After this back on the bus and went to a local farm where they served us a beautiful meal and then has an opportunity to wander around the place....farm house was built in early 1700's and has been in the same family all that ...
... but one in particular, at 19:00 hours, the bells went on for like 20 plus minutes ... Cool but after about 60 seconds it became very annoying. Zurich is pretty; a river flows through the city and leads to a big lake. Lots and lots of boats and people out enjoying the weather. We saw a few churches but the high viewpoint of the city was probably my favorite. Didn't have enough time to really enjoy it here but glad we were able to make it ...
Caught the train into Switzerland, saw snow covered mountain peaks as soon as we entered the country - very nice scenery. Arrived into Geneva, transferred to another train and trundled onto Bern. Instantly recognised better English- most Swiss speak German, and instantly noticed increase in prices- trains were stupidly expensive, double what France was. From Bern we transferred to a smaller final train to Grindelwald. Heading into Grindelwald was cool, ...
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed