Travel Blogs from Langenthal
Letters Home – Switzerland - 2013
Days 1 & 2
You know you’ve arrived in New York City, when in the airport restroom, someone at the sink
on your left is trying to inhale and exhale water through his nose and, with great
enthusiasm, explode the contents into the sink over and over. As I stood washing my hands and observing,
what appeared to be a ritual nose cleansing, I noticed that a young man at the
next sink to ...
... that the light from the sign had attracted tons of bugs...so we had a ton (at least 25) of bats flying around right above our heads...it was really cool!
Our hotel was right on the river and our room had a balcony that overlooked the river and the hills behind it. The hotel was really modern with the most comfortable bed ever! The man who checked us in was a self-proclaimed “mad Scottsman” who was really funny and crazy, in a good ...
... to the top floor and worked our way down, slowly. We decided there was plenty of things we'd like to get, but we new we didn't have room for it in our luggage. Mom settled on two "tea for one" mugs with strainers, and I got a present for my sister. When we left the Bodum store, we started wandering back toward the train station. We wanted to go in a grocery store there to get a few food items to bring home. We were successful in getting our food things, gathered our ...
... this Indian food we had at Bombay Restaurant in Geneva on the first day. So, my plans changed once again, and I returned to the train and took it as far as Geneva main station. I had my dinner, garlic naan and aloo sag (hilarious name that is really just spinach and potatoes), and it was even better than the first time. I made it back to the hotel around 8:30, and now it's almost 10, and I am SO ready for bed! I'm ready to kick this cold.
... to unharness himself and the parachute to start again! (sharon) I on the other hand was quite graceful --- first attempt and off the mountain.
Gotta run. See you soon.
PS Last night in the Beer hall eating, singing and yodeling... there and all the way walking home!!!!!!, and into the hotel (no one would have slept through that!) we had a great time! Who knew Switzerland was going to be so much fun in just 24 ...