Travel Blogs from Bern
... after ten minutes. The normal 1hr 40min trip took three hours. And as luck would have it, it started raining five minutes before reaching the apartment. No I was not drinking on the train, but this rain was the weirdest I have ever encountered. The drops were very heavy but did not appear to be right next to each other. It was like squares ...
brought us swiftly back to Langenthal, and as Tom returned to work, I
accompanied Marianne, Heidi and Theresa to a farm where strawberries were ripe
and being picked. Marianne stood in line
to be assigned a ‘picking area’. Heidi
and I went to another section and took pictures of a young boy who was enjoying
some berries he had picked. Marianne
started yelling at us, as the owner of the ...
... In comparison to the inside of other cathedrals we've been able to visit, this was more plain, but we were treated to hear the wonderful acoustics as we sat and listened to a choral group practicing a song. The way the sounds continued rather than dying out was beautiful.
On our way back into town, we stopped at the Glockenspiel. We were so excited to be there at 1p (by ...
In 1998 I spent a day in Bern and it was so lovely. In a way I love the unreliability of memory; it's like a magic wand that makes our memories shiny and beautiful. In this mode, Bern is like a fairy tale city. My friends and I scamper around the old part of town eating ice cream and refilling our water bottles at the public fountains. The bears in the pit are slightly pitiful, but also interesting and ...
... was like "I want to go in here, no wait that shop looks cool - I want to go in that shop as well", and it's like this never ending of being amazed by all the cool things around. The buildings are old and beautiful in themselves..I could live here. This truly is the heart of Switzerland.
We come to the famous Old Clock Tower.
It was MASSIVE.
I don't ever remember it ...