Travel Blogs from St. Gallen
... Karin and Lars. ( her sisters partner ). Nice Swiss dinner - cheese dish.
Yesterday Vera and Karin showed me around. We first drove down to Rhinefall - a waterfall on the Rhine. Nice drive, nice waterfall. Then back to St Gallen and around the tourist spots. Best of all was the Abbey Library. It dates back to 1758 and has (about) 160,000 books dating back to the 1500s. Beautiful interior in the ...
... the best part of a day due to time difference will mess us around a bit. However we have 6 days in Singapore to relax and acclimatize before the flight home. As the trip draws closer to the end we all agree that although this has been awesome it will be good to get back home and into a routine. The things that have been our biggest complaint is not being able to wash clothes easily and the constant changing of what baggage can ...
... a 48% gradient. It was amazing. In ancient times it was believed that a dragon with healing powers and spirits inhabited the rocky crevices of the mountain. Back to Lucerne for some more shopping before an hour long cruise on Lake Lucerne which was spectacular and then a very tired bus load of ladies headed back to the hotel for dinner and some much needed sleep. Very hot and humid here in Switzerland....about 32 degrees ...
... she was annoyed because she'd paid for business class and as far as I could see, this entitled her to a curtain dividing her from the rest of the plane and a free newspaper. I suppose she thought the least she could get out of the trip was a free pass to the front of the toilet queue...which meant we broke into a trot trying to get to the gate in time. All fine though.
Ruky, never fear, snuck in half a Bollywood on the mini-screen. Standard fare - ...
The only full day I spent in Switzerland was a full one. Our hosts live a little bit outside Zurich proper, so we set out early, taking a train into town, then another one up a mountain (we walked to the top, and the Swiss Alps in April are so beautiful they defy description), then back down again, then there was probably another train, then a boat ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility