Hotel Jakobsbad

Hauptstrasse, Gonten, Appenzell, 9108, Switzerland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Gonten

Altstätten

A travel blog entry by bruce-abernethy on Aug 07, 2014

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... near the support towers we were. Up on top there were fantastic views all round. Much colder than down below but incredibly fresh. On the way back to Altstätten we dropped into the traditional village of Appenzell. It is very pretty and, with the added authenticity of actually being in Switzerland, avoids the awful kitch of Washington's fake Swiss village Leavenworth (a visit back in our Seattle days). According to Marco's ...

A campsite by any other name.....

A travel blog entry by katschofield on Aug 05, 2014

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... pack down. We'll play it by ear. Lichtenstein is only a stones throw away, as is Lake Constance, we may venture, we may not. First on the list today is sourcing gas - no one will take our Calor canister so we'll have to fork our for a European canister and probably an adapter too to hook it up to the cooker. It's ok, I got take away coffee from the shop this morning and we are all breakfasting on Milka ...

'Nobody ever goes in and nobody ever comes out'

A travel blog entry by katschofield on Aug 04, 2014

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Quite by accident we found the Milka factory in the next town. It houses a small museum dedicated to Mr Suchard and explains how they make the chocolate and the different jobs in the factory. A small shop sells everything from chocolate to ski wear to umbrellas, mugs & backpacks - quite a Milka lovers heaven - Gen is our No.1 Milka fan and ...

Questions.....

A travel blog entry by katschofield on Aug 03, 2014

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... Plus - with all the naked bodies wandering around I suspect the young people here don't have as many hang ups about body image. It's genuinely refreshing to see everyone as normal - not an airbrush in sight, this must be a more healthy way to view our own uniqueness. Off to strip off, embracing my wobbly bits and feel relaxed about the perfect imperfections that make me me xxxx PS - no photos for the last ...

Don't make me eat another frankfurter!

A travel blog entry by katschofield on Aug 02, 2014

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... I'd say 25c). We've showered this morning in the most impressive private bathrooms here. There are 20 rooms with proper showers, loo & basin - plenty of room, most comfortable. They are houses in a lodge that, on first appearance looks like a museum - it's full of old nik naks including a bed?! We're off to stock up on provisions - but please, no more frankfurters - I've had my ...

Location

This hotel, located on Hauptstrasse, Gonten, is near Abbey Library (Stiftsbibliothek) and Domkirche (Cathedral).
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