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... site we had to travel through the St Gotthard Tunnel. Only 17km long! This goes through a mountain that is 2,108 metres high. Amazing scenery passing the Vierwaldstattersee. Found the site, Camping Reussebruke, fortunately we got there just before 12pm and were met by a gentleman who ushered us into a spot and showed us exactly how we had to park the van! he then told us to bring the passports later as 'Vee are shutting ...
... the last 10k mainly running and getting faster. Final time 15 hours 8mins, of which about half was for the marathon! But he says it was more satisfying than his Tenby Ironman which he did in under 13hours! Mad, us endurance athletes aren't we? Anyway, I made my first tentative Ironman steps, or rather splashes, by going open water swimming the other night. I've done a sprint Tri many years ago, but fancy a full Ironman - but I need to wait until Giuliana asks ...
It is said that Russian trains are under total control by a species of human beings called "provodnitsa". While some of them are friendly or may be woed into some friendliness others are hardcore and will make your life difficult. They will tell you how long a train stops at a certain station and thus will be master over life and being left behind. They will serve you tea and chat with you when on good terms and wake you to be ready to get off. ...
... ticket to St. Gallen in Zurich. Both legs of the journey were beautiful although the snow was worrisome. The delay due to a theft on the train was also worrisome, but apparently they caught the thief so it's all good. St. Gallen is a lovely old town. Luzi found us at the train station and took us for a quick walk through the streets. He never hangs out in town, but he had one chocolatier in mind. Sadly, they were closed, but we did see a lovely old monastery that looked quite clean ...
... based DJs play that night. After meeting a few friendly Zurich natives and talking for a while, one of them turned out to work at this particular club. They were really surprised to hear that anyone in America knew of these musical acts from their home country. After a full night of Swiss electro-house, I had made it back to Freiburg at 9:00 the next morning. ...
Other places to stay in Zürich
Oerlikon, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $143
- Don't stay here if you dislike dust and dirt
- Good hotel - hated the bathroom
- Good hotel
Hard, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $125
- Too far out....
- The worst Intercontinental in the world
- Take a pass
Unterstrass, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $221
- Very Mediocre
- Wonderful, comfortable stay
- Needs Updating Badly
Thurgauerstrasse 101, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $133
Kreis 11, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $136
Kreis 11, Zürich | 2 star hotelfrom $89
Enge, Zürich | 5 star hotelfrom $581
- Beautiful Hotel
- Excellent staff
- Nice hotel, great location, modern rooms
Unterstrass, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $202
- OK - could try harder
- Got an upgrade
- Sehr gutes Hotel - Empfehlenswert!
Escher Wyss, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $161
Kreis 3, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $186
Seebach, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $140
Rathaus, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $275
- Pros and cons about the Central Plaza
- Great location!
- Small but stylish room
Escher Wyss, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $110
Kreis 7, Zürich | 3 star hotelfrom $254
Kreis 1, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $429
- Great hotel
- The best
- Great time in Zurich
Escher Wyss, Zürich | 2 star hotelfrom $117
Kreis 1, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $211
Kreis 7, Zürich | 5 star hotelfrom $608
City, Zürich | 5 star hotelfrom $698
- Herrliches Hotel in Zürich
- Superb hotel in Zurich
- The best city hotel in Europe
Kreis 1, Zürich | 3 star hotelfrom $227
Sihlfeld, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $108
Gewerbeschule, Zürich | 3 star hotelfrom $177
- A wonderful experience
- Great Hotel & Location Minutes from Railway Station
- Nice on the inside, creepy on the outside
Enge, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $243
City, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $359
Kreis 6, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $138
Kreis 6, Zürich | 3 star hotelfrom $166
- A good bargain hotel in Zurich
- Noise unbearable; staff rude
- You could do better...