Travel Blogs from Fribourg
... you so a wasp is of no concern to me. After coffee we headed to Moleson, due to the time we took the cable car to the top (see photos and commentary). We made our way to meet the rest of Michi's family and Michi had forgotten that I was a vegetarian. Not sure how he could have forgotten considering the grief I use to cause when we went out to restaurants in Lebanon. I met Jacquelin again (originally met in Israel), the very cute Noah and Eliah. Jacquelin who I would consider ...
... because of Switzerland's pride in their humanitarian tradition of hosting international bodies and conflict resolutions. At the same time, Switzerland's desire for international neutrality kept them from becoming a member of the United Nations in 2002. The UN was created in 1945 to replace the League of Nations after World War II. The reason it took them over 50 years to join was also because they feared taking sides during the Cold War because of their geographical location.
We were back in London but not for long. After a couple of hours milling around Heathrow we boarded a Swiss Air flight for our final hop to Geneva. We had been travelling for about 27 hours by this point and had been awake for 32. We were zombified by the time we clambered off the train in the city of Fribourg but there would be no rest for us yet; we were here for a wedding.
When we heard that Jim and Katharina were getting married in early April we scrutinised ...
... to splash adults they don't know...
Another big difference is the food. At the buvette they have the usual choices you would find at a pool in Canada (candy, chips, fries, hot dogs) but they also have a full slate of healthy meals that come with salad - if you want fries instead you pay extra! Some of these meals are different from what our Canadian taste buds are used to - beef tongue in a caper sauce and horse steak to name a few. We took ...
... s most
picture-perfect nation and soon to be Frances' favourite.
We are staying in Bern with our friend Therese, who prepares wonderful meals for us for the next week. Therese has worked in Calcutta with Mother Teresa and has been to Kamchatka, the Egyptian desert, Greenland, Spitzbergen, Tajikistan, North Korea and Burma (where we met).
We walked around the centre of Bern, and saw the bears, and went up ...
Other places to stay in Fribourg
Grand Places 14, Fribourg | 4 star hotelfrom $120
Route de Villars 37, Fribourg | 3 star hotelfrom $189
Rue de Morat 1, Fribourg | 3 star hotelfrom $154
Rue de Lausanne 76, Fribourg | Hotelfrom $137
13, rue du Simplon, Fribourg | Hotelfrom $132
Planche-Suprieure 12, Fribourg | Hotelfrom $327