Travel Blogs from Zürich
... now' they were closing for lunch. We took the passports etc. to the reception a little later to be met by a very fierce lady who would not accept our identity cards (every other site we have been to has without any problem - there's always one!) She then explained where the toilets/showers were...not sure what she thought we'd been doing for the past three hours! Then she insisted that we had to have a very small rubbish bag ...
... s house. She wasn't home but 5 mins later she came back from the local gym. After an hour my uncle Rafael came round to say hello with his wife Jennifer, a dog called Nundo and his daughter called Leonie. Then we had lunch unpacked and by then it was time for bed. Also, here lunch is the main meal instead of ...
... so here. There was only one lot of toilets and there was a charge to use and of course there was a line up of woman waiting. I don't believe there is a requirement to have 'x' amount of toilets per m2 of shopping area (or office space or whatever) as there is in Australia. This could be because a lot of these buildings are older and so it is harder to make the space. I wonder if there are requirements in newer buildings. Parking cars in Paris is another novelty to ...
... those spiral tunnels all over again. It was lovely. The train track, as the voice on the loudspeaker tells us, is somewhat like a carousel, going from one side of the valley to the other.
At Chur we changed trains and boarded the high speed train to Zurich, arriving a little before three. We got a taxi to the hostel and our driver was a nice little man from northern Iraq. ...
... warm and less snowy for the evening. Best option was the Kunsthaus Zurich. There was a Chagal exhibit - only a few paintings, but I really relate to his work and wanted to check it out. Turns out, the whole of Zurich had the same idea (entrance was free today.) They also had a collection of several impressionist painters, including a classic cypress painting by Van Gogh and a huge misty painting of the pond in Giverny by Monet.
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Pets allowed