Hotel Auberge des Bains
Travel Blogs from Bernese Oberland
... kilometres to my west I decided to
take the long route and go for a visit to Lauterbrunnen first.
the time I was ready to get going the rain had stopped and most of the cloud
had moved away leaving a wonderful blue sky.
headed off down the twisty road from Zermatt and finally joined the main no 19
road west. This road runs along a massive river valley with mighty high
mountains on both sides. A magical scenic railway makes its way along the ...
... him & his wife runs). He even sent us a lovely text message.
Last day of Interlaken and we tried to get a spot in the spa, only it didn't work out due to miss communication.. oh well.
Also, we did some ski-ing, which is really harder than it looks, but Kym got into it easy enough (must be the russian in her..also turns out she's better at ski-ing ...
... 8221;, Gruyere gave you a quick sentence in French and waited for you to figure it out. Before the night was over, yes, I said it, “Est-que nous avons d'leu?”, and damned if we didn’t get a pitcher of water and some glasses brought to us.
Our hotel room is a rare quadruple room in Europe, meaning that 4 people have a bed in the same room. It is on the attic level, and a beam crosses up from the floor to the roof. The interior has ...
... stay the evening. The start of the hike was great, offering beautiful views of the Swiss countryside. When we stopped for lunch, we were so sweaty that a few of the guys (myself included) decided that a little dip in a glacial lake would be in order. Unfortunately, we didn't have any swim trunks so... it was very cold water... and not a very long swim. Also to my horror, my shorts had fallen in to the water, making for a very damp hike for the rest of the day. This would have been ...
... comes to town and the roads must be closed so the cyclists and their support cars can fly through the ancient streets and climb the cobbled hills.
Order: I’ll briefly mention the public transportation system as I’m sure we’ve all heard about it. I will confirm that’s it’s as good as you might imagine. Pervasive, convenient, and on time.
Another multicultural democracy: in some ways the Swiss have figured things out better ...