Travel Blogs from Olten
... 56 franks well spent. We got the cable train back down and got on the train for the long trip back to Lucerne. Final night was spent with a few drinks and nachos. Perfect. So now we are almost at the end of a 6 hour train trip to Venice. We are almost there. Thank God. There is an Aussie woman near us giving her kids a spelling lesson and it is driving me insane. It's WE'RE going to Venice, not WHERE going to Venice!!! Weather is looking up and I'm ready for an ...
... at a restaurant along the river, slept for 10 hours. Thanks goodness I set the alarm or we might still be sleeping! Good breakfast t the hotel, then off for the day. We just got back for a rest - John's already out- then off to a local restaurant for dinner. Because of the high water from all the rain, we will be meeting our ship in a different port than Basel. They say it won't change our itinerary. We'll ...
... After Hazel had climbed over some cow-gates we visited the old ruins of the Froburg castle. This castle was first built in the 9th century and abandoned some 400 years later. Like for many other castles in the region today only the ruins remain and the pieces .
A one hour decline brought us back to Trimbach where we are relaxing our bones for the next adventure.
... stadt is like a hideaway medival town - really cool buildings with huge wooden doors, fountains, a small church for local monks, and their silent sanctuary, and then down the way, the monk's own local restaurant where they brew their own beer. Olten is just a really unique place that I'm proud to call my family's home. :)
Sadly, we had to leave... and still today, I continually miss Olten.
... sure enough, there it was. The hotel is a lot nicer than i
expected. However i dont have the bar that high after all of those hostels.
As i figured, they let me check in about an hour and a half early. I walked to
their shopping district (reminded me of magnificant mile somewhat)....very
expensive stuff. I was gettin hungry and came across a McDonalds and yes---i
did take the bait. Had a CBO sandwich meal and a McFlurry Magnum.....get ready