Hotel Metropol Biel
Travel Blogs from Biel
Got on a Eurostar (fast train) in Rome for our trip to Switzerland. I was rather looking forward to it as I have never been on one before. We had seats allocated and the train was packed to capacity. For a journey of 580 Km to Milan with stops in Florence and Bologna we had 3 hours 15 minutes allocated, not bad when you think. Between Rome and Bologna we were doing 250kph and between Bologna and Milan 300kph that's moving. In ...
door. The manicured yards with landscape
lighting, border the farmer’s fields.
When the DVD player is turned off, there is the distant sound of cow
bells. A Mercedes patiently waits for a
giant John Deere tractor to cross. An
800 year old building is flanked by a trendy bar. The beauty of it all is how well it
works. The people respect and honor the
past, and at the same time, embrace the future.
It works ...
... the water flowing and looking at people having fun swimming in the water. After the time at the river we moved to see the cathedral at bern, an artistic structure from the outside adjoining to it was a beautiful park. The city of Bern was full of hustle bustle, liveliness, beautiful market street and over all a captivating ...
... could be anywhere from 4-9 Euro. In Switzerland it was 18 franks. Which is still almost 16 euro. It was nuts how expensive everything was. But we got lucky and found someone who hosted us there too. So we lived with her and her family for a week and it was amazing.
We get there and our host told us she was going to Barcelona for the week for vacation. And her parents don’t really speak English. So it was going to be an interesting week. But they ...
... the town was a small tourist map given to me by my friend Max back in Geneva. Luckily Bern is very compact, yet offers quite a bit to see. I started off with a walk along the river. The modern concrete sidewalk soon turned into a dirt path and lead me deep into a forest. The last time I was in the woods was back in Germany and I relished the opportunity to once again be surrounded by green. We don’t realize how lucky we are in Canada to have such a wealth of ...