Hotel Helvetia

Kuchengasse 13, Basel, Basel, 4051, Switzerland | Hotel
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Today was rivers and lakes

A travel blog entry by anne.nathan


... farm land - a lot of corn, but lots of other crops as well. There were grapevines all over the place too. Crops are all mixed up - not like Australia.

Then we came to Lake Neuchatel and went up the west side of it too. The land on the other side was flat, but the activity on the lake was the same. Went through Neuchatel (we went through this place 2 days ago when we traveled west to east across Switzerland.

We had to change at ...

St Moritz Chillax

A travel blog entry by abeliwasierisaw


... but I was just happy going for a small walk near the lake, then had a nice seafood basket at the Hotel cafe outside (with all the other umbrella loving the sun people). Oh bought nothing in St Moritz you have to be super rich, oh yes I did, I got a little carmel nut cake thing to share - famous for St Moritz area, it's for Hump Day - the hotel has a cake and chocolate shop attached to it.

Day 18: Kaiserstuhl to Basel

A travel blog entry by jimboandsusan


Distance: 94km Cumulative distance: 936km Gear failure: A broken spare spoke! Yes, I happened to bend a spoke that wasn't even in use! It is attached to one of the bottom beams of the bike and somewhere along a dirt road it partially unattached and then bent itself into a big U. Riding conditions: this is more what I expected the Rhine route to be like. Gentle slopes, no major hills. There were lots of gravel roads that were really rough ...

Flying still sucks

A travel blog entry by travelinbitch

... with 24 year old douchebags who just stare at you and occasionally nod, which you're supposed to understand means "yes, you can go through" or "no, come over here". I was also pretty sure I was now walking into Switzerland, just like the Von Trapps. I had 45 mins to make my connection, which involved walking 15 mins to a train, being driven to another terminal, walking another 10 mins (in a perfect circle, Germans!) then going through security again, just so I have to buy more ...

Insects, bugs and woodworm.

A travel blog entry by issywiz


... of schedule at 13.55 an hour shorter than our trip the other way. We saw an unusual bike today, hand driven and then behold we saw another one.

It was hot and very sunny so once we tied up Isi did some washing and it soon dried. We were rather hot on board and so cold beer and the electric fan was the order of the day!!

After dinner John went for a quick stroll to the park ...

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