Hotel La Pergola
Travel Blogs from Bern
... every national holiday but they changed it for today only. This was such an amazing celebration, for this is marking the establishment of the country and its people. After the celebration was finished we went back to our hotel and packed up for we were going to leave in the morning. The time we had was wonderful and it was a learning journey. I am definitely going to come back next year and re-live every single moment and more. I will never forget Switzerland and its wonderful sights! ...
Letters Home – Switzerland – 2013
3 & 4
is a country of trains. They go every
direction on every hour. What’s been
said about being able to set a watch based on a Swiss train is perfectly
correct. They do not pollute, as they
are powered by electricity. The horns
rarely blow. The crossing gates go down
and up silently, with only red flashing ...
... loved it, but were quite bemused when we found out that many of the restaurants and cafes were closed in the middle of the day (some from 12-3)! We thought that those times may have been some of their best trading times. Perhaps they were having a siesta. Anyway, we did manage to find a place for a cold drink, and some lunch. The town itself is very small, but very picturesque, and we were enchanted by its old world charm. It really was ...
... tall man and a very intelligent man too. I think he knows about seven languages. He was just as welcoming as the others. It was great to be with a family and be loved and cared for like we were their own children. We had a nice dinner on the river because it was our last night as their guests so it was like a final farewell. Again we were very thankful that they welcomed us into their home and into their lives. I only wish to have more relationships across the world like this ...
... which is quite painful, as well as a strange pain in my leg since walking around Rome yesterday... Hmm!
After my nap we headed to the nearby McDonald's as that was literally all we could afford of Switzerland - even that was expensive haha! We brought the food back to our room and ate, chatting about our day and how much we loved Bern - we would like to come back when we have a bit more money and discover more of the area as it's so chilled out and beautiful here!