Travel Blogs from Biel
... this area is. Ruth, a very good friend, probably Elisabeth's best friend ever, was extremely pleased to see me again and so was I .
Alain , her husband prepared a "barbi"', salads and heaps of other food was there to enjoy.
Talks and discussions were high on the agenda, no wonder after all this years! The thunderstorm looming up in the distance, made me realise that it's time to leave.
Of coarse, the ...
The part of Switzerland in which I am living and working is called the Bern region. Why I here you ask? Because the municipal city in the area is called Bern. Not that riveting an answer! On Wednesday we had a day off so decided to cruise the fifty-minute drive to the capital to get a feel for the city.
First impressions are that it is very tourist centric, cameras and Swiss baseball caps ...
Our trip to a far away land...
After we loaded up the SUV from Trump Towers, we took the long 1 hour drive to O'Hare. We managed to get by with only 9 pieces of luggage. As the city was getting further and further away, and the planes in the air flying closely over our heads, I knew that there was only two ways this flight could go--very good or very bad. We prepped the girls quite well and after the quizzes about the ...
... went back down Marktgasse and got some Berliners and a bretzel (yes, bretzel).
We then left the city and took the train to Thun, a beautiful town at the mouth of the Thunersee. With the threatening rain, we decided to tour the castle there, built in 1200. We were so glad we did, as the views from inside the turrets at the top were fabulous. We imagined the Alps in the distance ...
... home, watched Noah's soccer game - he is easily the best soccer player in the family, day trip to Bern, and Luzern.
We got a taste of home staying with the 'Swiss Burns Family'. It was an awesome time - just makes us miss and wish we could see them more often. We were completely spoiled and can't wait to return the favour ... one day!
Luzern was a trip with the whole gang - were ...
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