Hotel Palafitte

Route des Gouttes d'Or 2, Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, 2000, Switzerland | Hotel
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After the Alps, today was bear-able

A travel blog entry by mitchvillehs


... and was named, as tradition goes, after the first animal the founders saw once they arrived at the location. This happened to be a bear, and so the name Bern (German for bear) was born.

Public transport is amazing in Switzerland and our 9:01am train that we were booked on left at 9:01am…right on time. It was a leisurely 46 minutes through the countryside until we reached the capital at ...

Running late…unlike a good Swiss watch.

A travel blog entry by mitchvillehs


... to a large soccer stadium where a bunch of cold, but very excited Swiss were waiting. They jumped up and down with excitement as they saw the coach arrive and, after a quick unpack of the coach, we buddied everyone up and they were off for a weekend with their host families. We won’t be back together till Monday when we head to the Alps.

11 long hours in the coach but it was worth it. Switzerland is ...

Here we go!

A travel blog entry by adamfraser


... but his roots are in Italy, where he highly suggested I visit.
My ears just popped. Yup, I’m going up. the snow is getting deeper and the mountains are slowly beginning to show themselves among the small pockets of civilization seemingly scattered in the most random ways. Next stop Neuchatel, and suddenly out of no where this huge lake appears, Lake Neuchatel, I’m guessing. Beyond the lake I ...

Bern'in Up!

A travel blog entry by jackw


... spent it looking into the expensive shops along the promenade and climbing the immense hill behind the bears overlooking the city. Once again, I found myself asking how I could be so lucky in life. After a short train trip home, we were back to our corner of Switzerland.

Sorry for such a brief and direct entry. I have a massive paper due Wednesday and I've been focusing much of my time on that. Expect a much longer entry next time. Until then, take ...

Ski trip to Grindelwald

A travel blog entry by danly


... white snow everywhere.

Although it was -9 up on the mountain we were both very warm in our ski gear and because we weren't familiar with the snow trails we were on high alert not knowing what to expect with each turn. The ski trails here are very long. One took us about an hour to get from the top to the bottom. Seems it is common here to catch a train back up to the top of the mountain instead of catching a normal chairlift - which is a much warmer way of getting up to the ...

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This hotel, located on Route des Gouttes d'Or 2, Neuchâtel, is near Place Pury, The Collégiale church, The Musee d'Art et d'Histoire, and The Old Town Walking Tour.
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