Hotel Schiff Am See
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Our reluctance to leave enchanting Murten was manifested by our desire to take one more stroll around its two-block-long town center. This historic town was a special destination for me because in 1967 I had come here as a GI on a weekend trip from Bavaria for a folk cultural festival, and in the intervening 45 years very little in the old town had changed.
I see a shop offering a variety of ...
... became an ode to the subject of man against tyranny and injustice. The reality is really not that tragic as he was a nobleman who was kidnapped for ransom against unpaid debts and was never put in the cellar prison but wined and dined upstairs in royal style until his ransom was paid.
A few interesting facts about Chillon: it was made of the local green sandstone but in the distant past was painted totally white. This was a status symbol to all around ...
... on the bottom. It looked like tons of fun with lots of potential for kids flying off it, getting stuck in the ropes etc. Playgrounds are much more fun here and much more like they used to be when we were growing up!
In the 15th century, Adrian von Bubenberg had the town walls strengthened against Charles the Bold from Burgundy. As ¾ of the townspeople were German-speaking, they took a ...
Another hot stinker and this time I don't get to retreat to a cool mountaintop.
I packed all my gear ready for departure then left it in the luggage room while I took a quick trip up to Grindelwald in the next valley. It's not much of a ride but it has an excellent view of the Eiger.
I then had lunch back at the hostel before setting off to Bern. I missed the turn for the lovely lakeside ride and ended up on the Autobarn. ...
... are about 3 tall runners to support the cable on the way up this cableway and when the car goes over them it sure makes it swing and everybody screams. Its a grand feeling.
Once at the top the temp has dropped and the wind is up. Ice is everywhere. I spent most of the time on a ledge on the East side of the mountain simply to keep out of the wind. Its amazing what its like up there when a snow cloud comes right into you and your suddenly getting ...