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Today we took Gwen for a drive back into Switzerland. Despite the weatherman's worst predictions, i turned out to be a mild and pleasant day with a fair amount of sunshine.
We drove to Appenzell which is the main town of a region of eastern Switzerland. On the way, while driving up a steep, switchback road, we saw our first train that is …
We started our trip to Austria early on Saturday morning, driving via Munich to the town of Bregenz which is on Lake Constance - known in German as the "Bodensee." A simple 5 hour drive from Prague. We were expecting to see Austrian men in leather pants, but instead we were overwhelmed by young Turks in leather coats! The number of Turks in Bregenz …
... concentration camp (though not the first) an interesting fact about this camp was that in 1992, it was discovered that it had been used from 1945-1950 by the Soviets. The only reason that we know this is that they uncovered a mass grave with 12,000 bodies. This was an extremely emotional day - hearing stories and seeing pictures.. Standing in the very places where so many people stood, and died. At one point, when we went into the area where ...
... about an hour we got out of the water and I let the last warm Swiss sunshine heat me up. Before starting to sweat extremely as I was trying to get out of the two diving suits. What a strange experience.
So one week later, I was off to my second dive. More exercises, same troubles with the equipment. Sqeezed myself into yet another 2 suits, once more put another 8kg of lead on my hips and managed to get into my jacket - which I had put together ...
... in the van and the toilet is a bonus (thank God for Thetford’s designers!)
On arrival at the site, we were met by a rather stern looking German manager (he did give us some apples on leaving and seemed to have mellowed) who lead us to the pitch which seemed a bit cramped but the site was pleasant enough. There was a definite bias towards ladies who got either 4 or 8 minutes in the shower compared to the 3 minutes for 0.5 Euro we gentlemen were awarded. I’m writing ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
I would have no hesitation in recommending this hotel. It has a great location right by Lake Constance.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.