Dorint Hotel An der Messe / Basel
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Room service
- Non-smoking hotel
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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So it's day one & I haven't exactly met up with the rest of my family yet. They're currently in London where my dad & little brother, Rick who are huge fans of Arsenal FC just finished catching the live telecast of the FA Cup final at the Emirates Stadium; Rick must be ecstatic now! Meeting up with them early tomorrow and then we're headed …
Its always a little awkward doing this wild camping thing. Its not officially illigal, but its definitely not somethig that parents teach their kids. When jan climbed out the tent this morning, he startled an early morning dog walker who wasnt quite sure what to make of the situation.
We packed up rather quickly after that, and breakfasted on the almighty coco-pops. Om-nom-nom! We never buy this **** at home, but on a bike tour, we can ...
... wanted pizza... we decided to compromise. Restaurants are open on Sundays. ... right?
From laufenburg onwards... for the next 3 hours to be precise, we didnt find a single open restaurant. Not one. Absokutely hopeless. Eventually, we asked locals, and through a detour of rougly 10km we finally found food. Pizzaaaaa!!!
By this point, I was just about crying because of the pain. And ...
... but not much more. A fine place to lay your
head for the night. The concierge suggested a restaurant, called Cafe
Gugel. I tried to look it up before we went, and saw it had 2/2 decent
reviews. It was only a short walk from the hotel, and we got there and
it seemed closed. There was scaffolding and such outside and it looked
closed. We went inside anyway, climbed some stairs, and sure enough it
was a fully functional restaurant. Part of ...
... Even my little home town is buzzing on a Sunday morning. We did happen upon a military ceremony of some kind. They had a bugler, lots of French flags and they played the French national Anthem.....wish I could remember the words....Sheryl?? LOL We popped into the Textile Museum but unfortunately it was closing at midday and not reopening until 2pm. The siesta is alive and well in Mulhouse. For €9 we kept going. If you were interested in the history and design ...