Parkhotel du Sauvage
Travel Blogs from Meiringen
... and the small town not only has statues of him but a walking route of associated things plus a museum all about him!
Our site was Alpencamping, 2km out of town in the flat valley of the River Aare but surrounded by mountains with snowy tops. The site is very nice, 80 grass pitches with half being permanently-sited vans; it has spotless facilities (the Ladies has gentle music playing and paper ...
... train which was heading up to Schynige Platte. It used to be a steam cog railway but since there is so much demand they now use diesel engines. On special days in the summer they still use a steam engine. We sat on wooden seats and once again enjoyed amazing views on the way up. The cars, some original, some refurbished, are exactly the same design as they used be nearly a hundred years ago. We had several views of the valley below on the left because ...
... cheesecake which in Germany and Switzerland is nothing like American. Katherine had been to San Francisco and eaten at the Cheesecake Factory. We exchange e mails to send them our cheesecake recipe and get a German banana toffee cake recipe from them. At this time, the boys from Hamburg return from their pizza excursion and sit down with us again. We have a great time discussing politicians, fears about culture, why countries can't get along, German toilet ...
... During these "Oh ****!" moments I realize that I am in a foreign country and am not completely aware of my surroundings and I don't have a cell phone or a map and blah blah blah. They are not frightening moments by any means, but you kind of just think to yourself "Oh ****!" I quickly found the hostel and thoroughly enjoyed the sunset and beautiful mountains that surrounded me on my 30 minute stroll to Balmer's Herberge Hostel. ...
... to the ski town. We got off in Interlaken and our hostel, Alp Lodge, ended up being right down the street. We went in and checked in with the woman at the bar and then headed up to our room to shower and get ready for the next day. Our room was really nice, except we found out through the weekend that me and Carly’s bunk bed squeaked like a mouse…all the time! We had also not thought through the fact that the plugs in southern Europe are different than the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility