Hotel Ibis Pontarlier
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... name for their new town, decided to call it after the first animal they saw on their hunt- which was a bear, hence the name Bern (bear in German). They were lucky they didn't come across the Pink Fairy Armadillo...that could have been embarrassing.
The city has a great layout with old cobblestone roads and arcades stretching down both sides of many streets providing shelter to shoppers, which was great if it happened to shower today. There are also lots of trams ...
... you will see how lovely it is. We road home in the late afternoon sun along the river Aar which was a great way to finish our day. I thrashed Kerry at two handed five hundred, much to his disgust and this was while fielding calls and emails about our van. We are getting very excited as we have four keen buyers for the Beast and they might end up fighting over it. At least we will sell it before we leave ...
... dead person, stood standing together as if on the parade ground. The warm sunshine and green fields surrounding the cemetery gave it a serene feeling. In a strange way it seemed like a nice place to be buried, although I'm pretty sure the servicemen would have liked more control over when and where it was to happen.
The etched maple leaves showed that the overwhelming majority of graves belonged to Canadian forces. A register kept at each site recorded details of ...
... marker on it.
I'm now relaxing in my cheap-and-cheerful IBIS budget hotel in the commercial zone of this large town. The price suits ma poche quite well after a very expensive stay at a Logis-branded hotel last night. And, what's more, the shower here has fibre optic lighting that creates a funky disco feel when you take a dip. I'm quite tempted to douche again later this evening, and maybe tomorrow morning too.
Tomorrow is ...
... On August 14, the 33rd Rheinschwimmrn (Swimming in the Rhine) event will take place and thousands of people float down the Rhein with their swim bags and apparently are awarded medals (according to one local site, the medals are awarded for not drowning or getting chopped to bits by the hydroelectric plant downstream in Germany) and BBQ on the banks of the river. Have a look at this photo to see what the ...