- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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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... passed him everything given to us.
Other entrants hugged people, shook hands, greeted you and posed for pictures with anyone who asked.
(Yup, we have some of us with various costumed folk but they aren't in here...)
This is the BEST parade I've ever attended because it felt so personal and was so much fun with the interaction.
We headed to T's former school and looked around (it's now several residences) then ...
... br> Our hotel (Hotel Waldstatter) was a 5 minutes walk from the station , we needed to unpack and change since we had been booked to a concert with (Sir) James Galway and his wife at the nearby KKL Concert hall. We were asked to dress up for the occasion (jacket & tie for the men) which was right since the Swiss were in the main dressed up.
The concert naturally had some flute pieces but he then conducted the orchestra in things ...
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 cheek to jowl and now we have dogs!
On the trip down I stop at the village of Murren, now this is a place for rnr - beautiful, peaceful and right on the edge of the mountain cliff - can't help but wonder if there hasn't been a drunken fellow /small child /perhaps a dog who just sauntered off into space ----- the flowers are still blooming and their colours seem extra intense in this high mountain air -- return to Lucerne and glad I went.Eat at ...
We decided to drive about 15 kms outside of Lucerne to visit Fortress Fürigen. It was built into the mountain side in 1941 to protect roads and rail lines that led along Lake Lucerne to the Berner Oberland in case of invasion. It was part of a series of fortresses built for this reason and it wasn't decommissioned until 1990 after the Cold War. It was only open on weekends so we headed over to check it out. We parked in a nearby town and ...