Travel Blogs from Konolfingen
After a quick lunch we set off for the Aare Gorge, which I’d read about in a leaflet from Reception: the River Aare flows from the mountains through an increasingly narrow gorge which has been popular with tourists since the late 1800s. We started at the eastern end & walked westwards, descending slopes and steps, then walking along a specially constructed wooden gallery walkway suspended on the side ...
... So he took us in a sharp spiral, my tummy flipped and we built up so much speed we felt G-forces. Amazing! Then we slowly drifted down towards the ground, and landing was as smooth as standing up from a chair. I wanted to go again! Unfortunately I didn't have another 170francs to spare, so we thanked the boys, and walked back to the hostel. After dropping off our stuff we headed back into town to the supermarket and bought some lunch and stuff for dinner, ...
Today we visited the site where key scenes from the James Bond movie “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service” were filmed in 1969. The local tourist managers have used “007” as a theme to catch the attention of visitors to the area. The circular building at the top of the Schilthorn, the Piz Gloria, was blown up at a key point in the movie. ...
... and a bit of a walk to find my girlfriends place. No problem at all!
The problem came when I arrived at her flat...I circled the building and neighbourhood for about 30 minutes and couldnt find the entrance. Breaking a sweat, asking anybody and everybody for help, no such luck. Why the heck was the entrance to the building in the middle, like a tunnel passage way. So ridiculous!!
Dropped off my things, freshened up and ...
Just as I thought I couldn't see anything prettier than driving into Switzerland we get to the Swiss Alps. We stayed in our very own Swiss Chalet surrounded by waterfalls, rivers, and situated under the amazing Jungfrau Mountain. We quickly dropped our bags off in our rooms then all ran around outside admiring the beauty. We kicked footys around and played by the river watching the sun set. For dinner we tried some Swiss cheese fondue - ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking