Continental Park Hotel
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- Minbar in room
- Smoking rooms available
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Room service
- High-speed internet in room (free)
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Today is : Wednesday October 8, 2014 The Weather was : Foggy and cold in the am, cloudy and then sunny in the afternoon. 18 Today’s main activities were : Travel to Lucerne and Mt Pilatus Not a very promising morning as it had been raining most of the night and Fribourg was shrouded in fog as it often this time of year. 6am weather forecasts …
... at Muri Moo - a half way house/farm for disabled men and alcoholics with a very nice restaurant. It had beef cows, pigs, a stork colony, play grounds and other little critters. Lots of families enjoying the animals and space. On Monday cruised Luzrene lake on paddle steamer, then we had an escorted trip to Mountain Rigi by Claudia's brother Tobias. We went up in a cog wheel train. Had amazing views, could even see Thomas's farm. ...
... hang precipitously over sheer vertical cliffs, spent the afternoon walking the city, including Old Town, a pedestrianized area with many shops, half-timbered buildings, old burghers houses with elaborate murals, and a maze of cobblestone streets that link the main plazas of Weinmarkt, Hischenplatz and Kornmarkt. One of the squares forms the heart of the yearly "Fasching" - or Mardi Gras - an end-of-winter rite which we heard from Rob (Annie's husband) is truly astounding; ...
Aeschbach Chocolate factory was cool though with lots of displays and bizarrely a mechanical donkey that would vomit out chocolate coins at you when you pressed a button on its head! I have no idea what that had to do with chocolate production!
Next came the bit we were most looking forward to - decorating our own bars of chocolate - whoooot whoot! We got to pick a base of milk or dark (or as they call it "black") chocolate ...
... nice views of the lake. From here, we walked along the river, and explored the two old wooden bridges. The Kapellbrücke had to undergo significant restoration work after a bad fire in 1993, and many of the paintings were badly damaged. Further downstream, the Spreuerbrüke has interesting paintings as well. We crossed the river and wandered through a few interesting squares, then headed back to the lake.
It was still quite light ...