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Travel Blogs from Biel
... but so exciting knowing we are on the cusp of creating a real global company. I'm ready to jump right in and learn everything I can and hopefully contribute more than what I take away.
Stay tuned as our our family makes our adjustment to life in Bern.....so far we are in love with Switzerland and you can see the importance they place on family and quality of life. Raising children is a very strong focus here.
... all over town starting with the old town and it's quaint narrow streets with cobble stones, the exclusive boutique shops the bars and restaurants. The Gross Muenster (12th century cathedral) also is important both historical and architectural with it's two towers. Ulrich Zwingli led an important sect of the Reformation from here in the 1500s. From there we continued along the Limmat river with it's blue-green water and views of ...
We wrapped up our stay by doing some shopping, cooking dinner at the hostel, and playing some cards.
Off to the French Riviera in the morning. St. Maxime on the French Riviera is the site of 45th amphibious invasion of France. Originally the mission was to be name Operation Anvil, and Normandy was to be Operation Hammer (hammer and anvil) but the military didn't have enough ships to pull off a 2 headed ...
... and some cake with whipped cream. Canadian hikers get cold sandwiches and a bottle of water. The Swiss are rewarded for their efforts with a chilled bottle of wine and a bowl of fresh pasta. Really? Things were starting to sink in with all the subtlety of an ice pick to the forehead - the Swiss don't believe in 'roughing it' unless they absolutely have to. The flag flying may still be red and white, but we're not in Canada anymore. It was also increasingly ...
... to show us around and impress us so quickly without even trying. He had unfortunately been having serious problems with his back which has put him off work for the time being and as a result was able to 'hobble' us around parts of the city. Firstly, we went to an amazing coffee place overlooking Bern. Now if you haven’t been to Bern, go there! The city is truly gorgeous and personally I think it is much more appealing than Geneva.
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