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We continued to head north and headed out of Italy through the mountains but it was not a great day for driving as the SatNav said we'd save lots of time by taking a ferry. However we had not clicked that there was not that much water up in the mountains and unfortunately it turned out to be a steel ferry otherwise known as a train. The train …
... it a year ! As we arrived there late in the day by the time our outing was over we went to our apartment. We had some traditional Rosti for our dinner, which is a mixture of potatoes baked in butter or fat which surprisingly was quite nice, and then went to sleep for the night. When we got up in the morning we had a traditional muesli breakfast called Birchermüesli. It was made up of oats, grains, dried fruits, and nuts, with some milk, yoghurt and juice.That day we ...
... the waitress described as being delicious, only to have them come out extremely dry and overcooked. And to cap it all off, when we got the bill it came to just under $100, a price we weren't even paying to stay for two nights for the two of us at our hostel. The end of the night went a lot better. After dinner we went for a walk along an extremely fast moving river that meandered its way through the city. We saw people try to swim but got carried away by the current in a hurry. On ...
... bottles of soft drinks which costs us about CHF 35 (SGD 46). After lunch we headed back to the bus and headed to Lucerne.
We did a sightseeing tour of Lucerne and I must say that it's more crowded than Bern. Most are usually tourists from China, Hong Kong and even Japanese. Lucerne is really a nice place, with lots of shops selling watches, swiss army knifes, souvenirs, shirts and more! It somehow looks more like a shopping street to me. We went to see the ...
... for that matter) in the form of Rosti with Swiss sausage and leek (yummy!) and cheese fondue mushroom with bread and potatoes (yeah so much carbs!). The Swiss cup finals was on tv and we watched the end there together was some very expressionless uncles. It went on to penalty shoot out where grasshoppers (the blue and white team) won.
So that's very much Bern.It had a lot of old town character but nothing very much to do or see - I guess we saw it on a very very quiet day too.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed
Very nice modern Hotel just 10 minutes walk to the centre, had a nice bar and garden and a nice touch of having a beer tap in the bedroom (unfortunately no beer!!)
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