Duc de Rohan
Travel Blogs from Chur
... on the side of the road but we pushed through even though after asking someone if they knew the place they said it was an hour and a halls walk. Soon on we saw a sign board advertising it so knew it existed and we were on the right track. I took a photo of the sign to show someone to ask for directions. Stopped at a meat place and they told us it was about a 10 min walk. Finally we passed the bus stop that we should have got off and there it was. ...
... the fantastic journey across the top of Europe.
Finally, we pull into Chur. We don’t know where our hotel is so Nanette asks one of the rail guys from the train. His response? “I’m finished for the day.” Yep, we’re in Switzerland all right. Hey, what’s that noise? Oh goodie, there are church bells chiming everywhere. Sort of feels like home ...
... the engineers that forged the roads and rail, stunning achievements - masters of the craft of invention in country that would have not tamed easily, true scientists. The workers, their will to construct in climatic and environmental conditions less than conducive now there to stand the test in time for all to utilise and appreciate. It is now getting on dark and no one in the city area wants to give us a great deal of love, maybe rip us off ...
... some will come to a complete stop. On driver slowed down and swerved left, right, left right, not knowing what to do--even though I was a good 3 meters off the road! I guess it relates to the culture of everybody following a strict code of rules. So when someone is doing something against the rules (like a pedestrian walking in a place that's meant for cars) people get really ...
4 hrs, 10 kms
The scenery so far in Austria has been nice, but not spectacular (here I go, comparing it to Switzerland again!) But my next town more than makes up for it. Auberbraz is halfway up up grassy hillside, and above it is not one, but two magnificent waterfalls, tumbling over the rocky precipice.
Time to do a little side trip. It woudn't be right to just snap a picture and move on... I'm going to climb up to the base of one of those waterfall.
Other places to stay in Chur
Reichsgasse 11, Chur | 3 star hotelfrom $207
Emserstrasse 4, Chur | 2 star hotelfrom $164
Ottostrasse 8, Chur | 4 star hotelfrom $220
Richtstrasse 19, Chur | 3 star hotelfrom $111
Reichsgasse 18, Chur | 2 star hotelfrom $138
Welschdorfli 2, Chur | 3 star hotelfrom $185
Reichsgasse 44 , Chur | 3 star hotelfrom $166
Poststrasse 11, Chur | 3 star hotelfrom $170