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... up for two nights, and also show us around. This proved to be fascinating, and Peter could easily get a job as a local tour guide!
Basel is a very old town, with many buildings going back five and six centuries, but still in use as houses, shops or offices, and still in remarkably good condition. Peter took us to a local pub for lunch during our tour of the town, where we enjoyed some typical local ...
... were wiped out from the kids waking them up early that day so Frank and I decided to try a Mexican restaurant that they recommended. I have to say the quality was very good. The chips and salsa were sub par (but we all know how picky I am about my chips and salsa). The food was good but bland for Mexican standards, which I imagine is pretty typical round these parts. Oddly it was quite comforting to hear people speaking ...
We left dark and early on a water taxi for the train station. It was 2 and a half hours to Milan and I slept half the way there. Milan to Basel was 4 hours and a beautiful ride. We rode past lake Como and planned the area as a stop for our next European vacation. It was gorgeous. We also rode passed the snow capped peaks of the Swiss Alps. The mountains were HUGE and the little towns were nestled right up to the base of them. It was quite picturesque. I tried to capture a ...
... a sign telling you to break but I don't know if you actually have to, it didn't help the instructions were in German.. It was good fun though pretty cold, sitting on a chairlift for a while then freezing air blasting you on the way down.
It looked like a pretty cool place, there was a BMX track down the mountain too and sleds for when there was snow. It didn't seem like that was open though as I didn't see any bikes and ...
... ready for an early night we did go through another lock, and the wall was hard up against our balcony.
Leanne retired, and I decided I’d get all my photos sorted from my memorable Switzerland adventure sorted out and attached to the blogs I had finished.
"Good Bye" Switzerland, you showed me a wonderful time in a beautiful country, have no complaints, I’d suggest to anyone to visit Switzerland ...