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... would 100% do it again in a heartbeat.
Interlaken was the most serene and absolutely breathtaking place I have ever been and I hope to get the chance to return one day to spend more time and possibly ski. It definitely isn't a place to go on a budget, but if you have the money and the time, it should be on your bucket list for sure!
P.S. I took about 400 photos in one weekend, so this is just a snippet of what was there. Absolutely breathtaking everywhere!
... for photos and then called onto the little town of Schwanden, which was very scenic between a lake and the alps. We then arrived at Interlarken. We had a group in the hotel restaurant this evening which was very nice. Switzerland doesn't appear to have its own style food, it is more in line with the canton (our version of a state). Some cantons are Italian, some French and ...
... there we looked around where we were staying. It was a nice little place with these really cool wardrobes with this bits where you could hide. We and my bro played a bit of hide and seek. Then after that we watched a bit of television. We were half way through flicking through channels when someone knocked at the door. It was one of my brothers friends called Justin. Justin was in his class last year in 2012 and then moved to Switzerland. Mum had organised ...
... sheltered by the shop awnings. We found a little eatery and I ordered barley soup, which came with substantial Swiss bread.Outside it was starting to snow, which did not interest our fellow diners one little bit but we reacted like kids on cracker night and hurried off our meal in the hope it might still be when we went outside. No luck with the snow but we got the horse drawn sleigh instead.
Back onto the train for the final leg back to Interlaken.
Arrived as it ...
... portions so the price didn't feel as steep. They're packed on Saturdays and Sundays. Just drinking in the peace and beauty of the landscape around. Tomorrow, off to Gimmelvald, an alpine village not too far away. Won't be heading up to the Jungfrau this time, but I've heard it's so breathtaking some of my current roommates have come back a second time. Here's to a second trip in Switzerland =) This is why the blog is titled the way it is - this trip is a sampler to start.
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Astoria Leukerbad
This hotel has a retro-feeling. Rooms are very spacious and have stunning views over the mountains. Breakfast are buffet style and very good. Service also very good. Undercover parking available. Burgerbad baths are walking distance from the hotel.
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