Radisson Blu Hotel, Basel
Travel Blogs from Basel
... shopping in the village shop "Der Laden" and then going out to dinner. Main meal was in Minamoto - Japanese restaurant in Hotel Royal - and desert in Hotel Restaurant Waldhaus.
Back home to catch up with e-mails before retiring to bed.
Weather changed dramatically with rain, rain, rain and lower temperatures (Schneegrenze auf etwa 2000m sinkend!) should get a bit better by the weekend.
... br> We had arrived!
The house felt a little lonely with no Bo to greet us loudly and a sprint around the yard for good measure, no Jamie, no Leena and no Timothy to hug us and no Elli and no Ian to usher us in with a BIG Norris welcome! However, we set about bringing it to life again and cheering it up - just as the chocolate, the Leckerli and the lovely welcoming messages we found ...
Pascal drove us with our car to Zuerich airport, picking us up around 6pm after a days work in and around the house and last minute travel preparations. It was a smooth journey and having checked-in in the morning we didn't have to que too long to check-in our 9 suitcases and surfboard. The kids got excited for our long trip ...
... nearing Basel when we passed a ginormous poo plant. So many tanks! They even had two huge onion-shaped digesters! We finally pulled unto Basel, things seemed simpler this time around. We knew where 'the i' was, but unfortunately they were closed. So we just rode directly to the hotel we used last time, and stayed in almost the same room as last time. We ate the same dinner as last time, but we didn't get the same deserts. Susan was keen ...
... Europeans in, ENGLISH of course.
Then we just go set up.
*You do have to go buy a special European plug in for the electricity at a camper store. We learned this by trial and error.
Otherwise you are good to go.