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... children's books. I really wish they were in English!! On most of the levels they had an animal somewhere. On one level there was heaps of goats in a variety of sizes all wearing wool rugs. It was amazing. The next floor had a life size elephant and the next had a giraffe with its head through the roof. After that we carried on and went to a few more stores. We stopped to have photos with amazing statues and water fountains and also the famous clock tower. ...
... which is a large rock on top of a hill with good views. Afterwards we ate lunch at the local restaurant in the village. As it was two days before Swiss National Day flags were out everywhere and preparations were in full swing. From Guggisberg we drove on to Thun to have a look at the old town there before returning to Biel. Wednesday morning we drove to Zurich where my nephew Maxime was our tour guide for the day. He showed us ...
... this clock has stood there for 800 years and it's a major tourist attraction of Bern. Bern is not really crowded with people, even though it is a capital city. Switzerland's population is only about 8 million people!
We had lunch at this Ala-carte restaurant called Migros. It's like a buffet-style restaurant,except that you pay for what you take. The first look at the prices really gave me a shock. We end up buying 2 small pies, a subway-like turkey sandwich ...
... of the parliament buildings were full for the day so we weren’t able to go inside.
We walked out on to a bridge which gave us a great view over the river. In the summer, the locals walk upstream and float down it to the riverside pools. Unfortunately it was a bit chilly the day we were there so we didn’t get to see anyone and Anoop decided it was too cold to give it a go himself (although he had brought his towel and swimsuit in ...
... Mom, and Dad came out of the temple, and we took several family pictures.
Then we decided to explore the city of Bern. I changed into my day clothes in the very back seats of the van as we drove into Innenstadt (downtown) Bern. Might I add there were a lot of round-a-bouts along the way. Dad parked by a bank (I think to get money or maybe not, I can't remember), but as we were stopped, I decided to climb over into the frontmost back ...
Other places to stay in Biel
40 Neumarktstrasse, Biel | 4 star hotelfrom $139
Rue de la Gare 14, Biel | 3 star hotelfrom $200
Aarbergstrasse 29, Biel | 2 star hotelfrom $131
General Dufourstrasse 110, Biel | 3 star hotelfrom $139
General Dufourstrasse 31, Biel | 1 star hotelfrom $166