Hotel-Restaurant Siam Ban Thai
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... of Thursday morning (SIX DAYS later!) we’re finally back into our own place, what a drama. Ah well, all’s well that ends well.
**Landlord’s last name. First name is a mystery. That’s another story in itself, Catherine and I are fairly sure he’s actually a money-launderer.
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As mentioned above, on Saturday afternoon, after sitting around in my apartment in the dark for a few hours I was very ...
... started the day by renting a bicycle. The towns and lakes are all connected by a vast array of bike paths which is AWESOME. So I rented a bike for 7 SF which was a great price. The way it works is they give you this special card which looks like a credit card. And you use the card to unlock a bike at a certain location. They have locations all over the area, so the idea is you can drop it at a train station in ...
... square to my hotel. It is a nice hotel. It was soooo nice to take a 'good' shower. I've been taking very short showers in Gimmelwald because you had to pay 1 SF for 5 minutes of water. So there is no wasting time. It felt so good to wash my hair! I even put make-up on for the first time in almost a week! I didn't do too much exploring today. I spent about 3 hours traveling, then I took a nap, read some of my book, ...
... showed us the part of the chapel from the Roman period, and its modern windows by a renowned artist-monk, Brother Eric of the Taize community.
I've seen Brother Eric's work before, and had no idea we would see his art on this pilgrimage! Watch for the symbolic presence ...
... we were successful.
We first followed the walking tour suggested in our guidebook past a church, fountains, market, the Parliament building and down to the river. (Still the Aare river that we had walked along yesterday in Interlaken.) We walked along fairly quickly, and then looped back to the train station.
We found a Migro grocery store and shopped for lunch. I carried the iPhone around using the calculator app so we knew how much we were ...
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