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... We boarded a fast train back to Neuchâtel and then walked back down to the school for a photo on the big chair and to meet up with our billets.
Tomorrow is our last day in Switzerland and we'll spend it at the school in the morning with a more formal presentation, followed by exploring Neuchâtel itself in a fun way and then a combined dinner in the Jura Mountains with all the families later in the evening.
Should be a great last day in this beautiful country.
... Make sure that Rex is safe and well and also Jennabob, as I miss them very much, and of course you as well.
Plus one more thing #FEET #PREGGO.
Love you all very much, Sinead.
So far this trip has been amazing. This difference between Italy and Australia is much more than I imagined. We have visited so many amazing historical sites in Rome and Pompeii as well as the wonderful beaches and markets in Sorrento and finally ...
... out the question sheets and sent them on their way on a race around Neuchatel.
For the next 2 ½ hours the students wandered around Neuchatel (with the help of their billets) answering questions about the city. This had a two-fold effect.
1) It gave them a chance to learn some of the history behind the city; and
2) It gave them the chance to see parts of the city that they would not normally visit.
The questions were ...
... in parts…
After the falls we travelled back to the village of Lauterbrunnen where we stopped for a shop and an ice-cream break. Then we headed home.
On the bus back to Neuchâtel Annemarie, our Neuchâtel school organiser and tour guide for the day, called her son who was working the afternoon shift at the local radio station. She got him to dedicate a song to the Australians which he did (in French). The song was "Land Down Under" by ...
... platform. Needless to say that the view over the city more than compensated for the climb.
After a well deserved coffee break we had a look the Chindlifresserbrunne. This rather barbaric looking fountain shows an oger who is eating kids (and that in peace-loving Switzerland...). Apparently the fountain was built to scare kids. Hope you are not too scared to read our next entry about our Swiss mountain hike...
Other places to stay in Neuchâtel
2, Esplanade LÃ©opold-Robert, Neuchâtel | 3 star hotelfrom $226
Rue de l'Ecluse 24, Neuchâtel | 3 star hotelfrom $160
1, Esplanade du Mont Blanc, Neuchâtel | 4 star hotelfrom $456
Rue Pourtales 3, Neuchâtel | 3 star hotelfrom $148
Place Numa-Droz 1, Neuchâtel | 3 star hotelfrom $170
Route des Gouttes d'Or 2, Neuchâtel | Hotelfrom $433
Place de la Gare 2, Neuchâtel | Hotelfrom $150
Rue des Tunnels 11, Neuchâtel | 2 star hotelfrom $234
Croix-Blanche 48, Neuchâtel | Hotelfrom $53