Novotel Zurich City-West
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2 June 2008 Zurich Very modern, civilised city. We didn't get to see a great deal but drove through Switzerland from North to South. We went to a chocolate factory near the Italian border. Great chocolate!!!
... all our rubbish in, for which there was a charge of 90 cents...and instructed us to return for another one when that was full...yeah whatever! The site seems to be run very strictly, but I have to say it was quite a nice site. We settled down for the rest of the day and again sat in the sun! Very hot but cooled down really quickly once the sun had gone down...not used to that - its been so warm in the evenings in Italy. ...
Surprisingly, I have never really been to Zurich. Rob and I changed trains here in 1988 on our way to Interlaken, and I remember getting out of the train station for about 30 minutes, but that was it. Further, Zurich American Insurance Company has been my largest client since 1999, but I don't know a single person at the parent Swiss office well enough to say "Hey, let's meet for lunch or drinks." Although it is about 500,000 people ...
It is not that easy to have two people move in the same direction. Take the duration of the vacation. What sounds easy at first (two months of unpaid leave) becomes complicated once new jobs and bosses are involved. And the destination could have been Southeast Asia, Nepal or the Alps but became the famous Trans-Siberian Train ride, just because Joelle mentioned it. And because I liked it.
Little did we know that the cost of an uncomfortable train ...
... X kiedy przybyli do Szwajcarii, wczesniej nazywali sie Przybylscy ale z roznych powodow zmienili je w tutejszym urzedzie. Nie chcieli zeby ich ktokolwiek utozsamial z Polska i Polakami. Chcieli byc 'szwajcarscy' pelna geba, lepsi od innych imigrantow, szczesliwi ze moga coeszyv sie dobrobytem o ktorym 95%25 spoleczenstwa w kraju Walesy moze tylko pomarzyc. Paul wiedzial o tym i nie lubil tego faktu, ale nie na tyle zeby kiedykolwiek o tym z nimi ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center