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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Balsthal
This was a lovely hotel, and the front desk personnel were always cheerful and helpful. The hotel had a restaurant where we had dinner and it was absolutely delicious.
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... T from a ways off and walked to us. Then his mom heard all the noise and popped out and also immediately recognized T from far off. Nice. Either they have excellent memories and eyesight or T never changes.
It was a nice visit with chatting, mostly Swiss-German, some bits of English, laughter, coffee, Rivella, an entire torte dessert, warm & friendly, fun. Rita and her dad returned and joined.
The house is solid and built ...
... bite at one of our favorite (ok we have only been here 2 days) restaurants - the one with the waitress from Poland. It was chilly on the water so they had blankets for the chairs closest to the water. Luckily we were able to sit in the seats closest to the river. As we were sitting and watching the Saturday shoppers we noticed some new activity across the river near the city center. As luck would have it they were hosting a sculling competition ...
Stefan picked me up at the morning and I went to the Rutgers offices where we met to discuss business for a few hours, and I was fed a lunch. Then I was put into a different car with two very strange Germans, both by the name of Tomas (I am writing this for their benefit, as I am giving them the address to my blog, and this will test whether or not they have read it). Honestly it was a very fun drive, though Tomas #1 could not talk ...
... in German which we followed to make our way through the fortress. There were several rooms for guns with a smaller room beside it where the lookout was. The guns took four men to operate and two more who would bring ammunition. Depending on where the target was, different men would be in charge of positioning the guns. There was another room where the factors that would affect the shot were calculated and then communicated to the gun ...
... doesn't know how to keep his feet on his side of the dinner table and has less hair on his head than I do on my legs. He is a good, hard working guy. We always try to communicate through charades, but in never works. One of us eventually gives up and goes to get Urs so he can translate. During the lunch meeting with the other three dairy farmers, Urs would always translate any good jokes that took place in ...