Swiss Q Metropol Hotel
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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... the evening, he made a cheese fondue, another local speciality, and we all enjoyed catching up on twenty odd years of news. It was really remarkable - almost as though we had only parted a few days ago, instead of almost 25 years. Shows the strength of good friends!
The next day, we drove out of town to Peter's chalet in the Lautebraun valley. A wonderful location right next door to some of the ...
... Castle and decided to go explore it! It definitely reminded me of traipsing through Europe as a kid visiting castle after castle. I only wish I could have appreciated it then as I do now. We found this rather Lord of the Rings looking tree behind the castle and the kids had a blast climbing its roots.
The sun began to set so we headed over to a short drive through tour of France then headed back to the house. Sarah ...
... goodness. I was in heaven.
We strolled along for awhile then headed back to the house to put the kids to bed. Then the magic happened. Martin made actual Swiss fondue, like the REAL DEAL fondue with Kirsch and cheesy wonderfulness. It was Amazing and the best meal we had the entire trip! The boys went outside for cigars and Cognac and the ladies stayed inside and caught up on each others lives. It was a late night but it was so wonderful to see what the Rupperts had been up ...
... the Hasenhorn Rodelbahn which somehow hadn't come up in any of my other searches.
It looked pretty awesome - its basically a chair lift which takes 5 minutes to go up the top of a mountain. Once at the top you get on a rollercoaster. the longest in Europe apparently, and gravity takes you to the bottom. You have your own carriage and breaks so you control your speed, there are 360 turns and lots of windy corners. Every ...
... call Rheinfahre which are attached to a cable that is strung across the river and the use the current to propel themselves from one side to the other. I sat and watched one of them for a while. You had to ring a brass bell if you wanted the ferry to come back to your side and pick you up.