TravelPod Member ReviewsAlbert House Guest House Newmarket
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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TripAdvisor Reviews Albert House Guest House Newmarket
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... Even restaurant. But we still got into a riverside cafe and had some light meal. I ordered Thai pasta, which was too spicy for me. FOrtunately my friend ordered the other one just for variety (we both hesitated on which one to order, so we ordered both). The other one, polenta, SW porridge, was good (a little too saulty due to cheese). Since I don't eat spicy dishes, my friend exchanged with me. Having a travelmate has many advantages!
Sat 18/10 cont.
- It only too 1 hour to get to Bern. I was going to transfer trains and catch one to Bumpliz Nord to meet Patrick but he surprised me and was already at the main station.
- He had had a big night prior and was feeling a little rough so we grabbed some Maccas.
- We caught the train to Bumpliz Nord afterwards which is where Patrick's apartment is.
- I dropped off my bags and we chilled out for a while catching up before leaving to ...
... madness of the city. As we were on a section of tram parking bays the chap needs to get off the coach and manually change the points to get onto the main tram section. He and the driver communicate using a whistle and hand signals.
Soon we are heading along the wonderful main tram route through the very historic streets of this wonderful city. As we puff along just about every head in the area turns to see what this strange machine is coming along the street.
... was even more special because prior to our trip I had been having some trouble with eating too much dairy, but we prayed about it before we left because I didn't want to miss out on anything while we were away, and praise the Lord I had no tummy issues other than it hurting from eating too much! That night we had a meeting at the hall, where the audience was more like the normal size. Including us there were 9 people. We would get that many on a quiet night at our house ...
... out again for groceries - there's a huge store here complete with GF bread products - but I gape at the bill too, before realising it's probably comparable to the cost of a similar haul back home. However, Bill Bryson's one-Swiss-bill-too-many keeps rising in my memory. There's a huge range of adventure sports on offer here (like Queenstown). (I probably could have done more research on my destination, in hindsight.) Now enamoured with the idea of seeing Bern (a 1 ...