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Travel Blogs from Thielle
After a well rested night, we woke up early to pack and load the car. Once again, a huge breakfast was laid out and waiting for us at the table; we were still at la Grange hotel (which was more of a bed and breakfast). That time, there was another couple eating with us. It was nice because we shared the food and table with them. They were a nice …
... awesome signature dish) with mushrooms in a cream sauce. It was so tasty and Danny actually loved the Rosti so much! We only got one small apple juice to share because at $5 or $6 a glass well we didn't want to get 2. The meal was awesome. After that we strolled along the streets looking at the area where the Christmas market is getting put up. It's so awesome. They are using Christmas trees, cutting them up and making a fence with it covered in lights. There is also a ...
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 ...
... platform. Needless to say that the view over the city more than compensated for the climb.
After a well deserved coffee break we had a look the Chindlifresserbrunne. This rather barbaric looking fountain shows an oger who is eating kids (and that in peace-loving Switzerland...). Apparently the fountain was built to scare kids. Hope you are not too scared to read our next entry about our Swiss mountain hike...
... name of the city, but I could only recall the first one. It was about how back in the days, the city names in the area were named by a nobleman. He would name cities by the name of the first animal he saw there. Apparently he saw a bear first when he went to Bern, so the city was named "Bern", which means “bear”. Bears have now become the symbol for the city.
Since this was a surprise ...