Travel Blogs from Neuchâtel
... patisseries too. We were blessed again with fantastic weather and with the sun shining down on us all the students ventured into all sorts of nooks and crannies and managed to find all the answers needed. Some, however, needed the help of "google" as a couple of the statues have been bordered up for protection as the Neuchatel Food and Wine weekend is happening in a couple of days. This apparently is one gigantic party. The students are sorry they are going ...
Apologies for the late post. This is the first opportunity to get to the computer since arriving in Switzerland.
Well as you can probably tell from the title of the post we were late into Switzerland…about 90 minutes late and this can be put down to a couple of factors.
1) Horrendous road works
2) Peak hour traffic
3) Unscheduled toilet stops
4) Regulated breaks for Italian coach ...
... pretty easy right? WRONG! It's not easy at all! Especially when you are sliding down a steep mountain which is almost 2000 meters high!
The sledging track isn't just one straight path down like ours, its complete with bumps, sharp turns, wide paths, narrow paths, trees and sometimes cliffs on one side. Everyone in Switzerland has been sledging since they were small children, and will continue to sledge even as adults. Because of this, the track has many people ...
... arrived (which i was promised it would). However much to my disappointment It had not arrived, so today was dedicated to the mall, as everything is closed tomorrow and I don’t know if i will have my luggage before I depart for Kenya Monday morning. Caroline and I had three hours too shop for summer clothes in a winter wonderland, alongside both getting our malaria pills for Kenya. Needless to say, I think we spent 90% of the day running. We finished it off with ...
... into a musuem. Very interesting to get a perspective of his life rather than just the famous theories that he is so famed for.
A visit here would not be complete without seeing the bears, as the town was named after the first animal slain duing a royal hunt, which just so happened to be a bear. A steep walk up the hillside gets you to the Rose Garden park, which has amazing views over the whole of the old town. From here ...
Other places to stay in Neuchâtel
2, quai Leopold-Robert, Neuchâtel | 3 star hotelfrom $226
Rue de l'Ecluse 24, Neuchâtel | 3 star hotelfrom $160
1, Esplanade du Mont Blanc, Neuchâtel | 4 star hotelfrom $456
Rue Pourtales 3, Neuchâtel | 3 star hotelfrom $148
Place Numa-Droz 1, Neuchâtel | 3 star hotelfrom $170
Route des Gouttes d'Or 2, Neuchâtel | Hotelfrom $433
Place de la Gare 2, Neuchâtel | Hotelfrom $150
Rue des Tunnels 11, Neuchâtel | 2 star hotelfrom $234
Croix-Blanche 48, Neuchâtel | Hotelfrom $53