Hotel Spalentor Basel
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We slept rather well and awoke relaxed. On getting up we noticed that a section of the picket fence had been blown down in the storm. Allen successfully repaired the fence (we hope!) and emergency reconstructive surgery was performed on a couple of branches of a bush caught by the fence. See attached before and after photos.
Today was a special day for us and we spent it in a very laid-back way just enjoying ...
... br> We had arrived!
The house felt a little lonely with no Bo to greet us loudly and a sprint around the yard for good measure, no Jamie, no Leena and no Timothy to hug us and no Elli and no Ian to usher us in with a BIG Norris welcome! However, we set about bringing it to life again and cheering it up - just as the chocolate, the Leckerli and the lovely welcoming messages we found ...
Pascal drove us with our car to Zuerich airport, picking us up around 6pm after a days work in and around the house and last minute travel preparations. It was a smooth journey and having checked-in in the morning we didn't have to que too long to check-in our 9 suitcases and surfboard. The kids got excited for our long trip ...
... track was hard-packed gravel through forest beside the Rhine. We were darting left and right every so often, dodging snails! They were everywhere! And they're all so huge! We think last nights rain brought them out. Either that, or they're refugees from dinner tables in France fleeing across the border... We saw lots of kids in canoes paddling downstream. We were glad to be on bikes - so much faster! And definitely awesomer... We knew ...
... a really nice way to travel and here is why:
1. Campgrounds are everywhere from inner city Munich to tiny towns in the Alps and they are virtually never full and there is always another one a few kilometers away so you ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center