Belvedere Strandhotel & Restaurant
Travel Blogs from Spiez
... a medieval church.
Luckily for us there were lots of very good history and descriptions written in English.
At this stage we can report that Switzerland is expensive....but everyone says that
In Spiez food and wine were hard to find so most of our eating had to be done at the hotel
For all that, it was still a great place to stay over night.you could easily stay longer.
Tomorrow is my first day alone with the boys, so I am a little nervous, but excited too. It should be nice to just play some normal games after such an intense and busy weekend with the other family! I think we are going to stay around the house tomorrow and not roam too far, as I haven't had a chance to learn the area yet. I shall try to work out how to put photos up tomorrow!
Love to you all! Missing everyone at home!
... only 40kph when you are trying to get to work at 120kPh would try the patience of Jobe, which I did on many occasions. Bugger, off the track again!!!
So we- me, myself and I, do the trip. All is going well. I'm on the pathe to glory. The lights loom off in the distance and are very rapidly approacking at 35kph in peak hour traffic. Wait for the arrow is going through my head. Apparently the analogue GPS has reported that on occasion I have driven ...
... old adage of 'starving student,' by treating ourselves to a complete Swiss Fondue, a bottle of white wine and two shots of Kirschwasser (Cherry-Water), an internationally beloved Swiss brandy. One thing led to another, a few well-placed words were whispered, and we found ourselves with unlimited free-refills of Swiss Fondue, having a drink with the Chef, then, finally, leaving the lodge as the last ones left. With the entire mountain eerily empty of anyone ...
... Still, we found time to fit in a quick trip to see the Giessbach waterfall and dinner by the lake in Iseltwald. If your looking for a Swiss chalet, they're building about 20 of them there. It looks like it will double the town size. I've been told there are really strict building codes in Switzerland these days, so you have to build things keeping to the existing regional style.