Hotel Casa Selva

Address: Laax, Grisons, Swiss Alps, 7031, Switzerland | Hotel
 
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This hotel, located in Laax, is near Alpen Arena.
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Travel Blogs from Laax

1715. A Mother's Order

A travel blog entry by nathanphil on Aug 26, 2013

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... old daughter approach me. Then the woman says something to her daughter that I'll never forget. "Say hello to that man" What? Did I hear that right? A mother telling her daughter to say hello to a suspicious looking stranger walking down the street? Never, never would I give my daughter such instructions, be it in Morocco or the United States. And then it hits me: there are no "suspicious looking strangers" in this part of the world. Just people ...

1714. Industry in Liechtenstein

A travel blog entry by nathanphil on Aug 26, 2013

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... were likely made here in Liechtenstein. Also, don't put all your eggs in one basket. Liechtenstein manufactures a whole variety of things, so if the market for one thing crashes, you've still got a whole bunch of other things to hold your economy up. Once again, there is a lot the rest of us could learn from these small, super-efficient ...

1713. Up the Mountainside--again

A travel blog entry by nathanphil on Aug 26, 2013

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... if I can follow or blaze a trail through the woods myself. Good thing I got some food, as I'd be running out of energy without it. Finally after what feels like hours and hours, I reach Plaken. Like Triesenburg, it's mostly just large, modern houses--no historical core here. There is a nice view of the valley--with clear skies this time. Kind of an isolated ...

1712. The Biggest Town

A travel blog entry by nathanphil on Aug 26, 2013

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Day 279 2 hrs 3 kms
It's time to continue on. Just down the road is my 4th Liechtenstein town: Schaan which is actually the largest "city" in the country. Not a lot to see here, other than a nice stone Anglo-style church--and a billboard with a Bible verse, and graffiti sprayed over it that says "STOP MISIONERUNE" I take it that means "stop missionarying us!".
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1711. A Not-so-special Capital

A travel blog entry by nathanphil on Aug 26, 2013

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... a bit about the history and economy of the country. After reading them and doing further research online, I still can't quite figure out why Liechtenstein is an independent country. Unlike San Marino, it doesn't have special geographical features making it easy to defend. Sure, there are mountains on the east. But it would still be easy to invade from the west or the north, coming from Austria. During the Middle Ages, Europe consisted of thousands of ...