Travel Blogs from Merlischachen
... which only happen every three years..the Zuri-fest...which includes activities sporatic throughout three days, food kiosks, fireworks and when the day turns to night..a massive street party..outdoor concerts and venues with all kinds of music..dance, hip hop, 80s..you name it! So cool! The second festival, was the Rapperswil festival....now Rapperswil is a small city, but the fireworks at the event were the absolute best that I have ...
... a car from a huge wall of actual cars- different styles, makes, & time periods. An automated robotic machine would then go up & over, slide the car out, and bring it down to us on a rotating platform where a video screen would give us all kinds of info about our selection. It reminded me of Monsters Inc, where they would select different doors. Crazy. Anyway- the museum was so much better than I imagined with a name ...
... about 5 degrees cooler in the shade – I think the glass was heating the whole carriage.
We finally met our driver Jan at Andermatt. We continued through the beautiful countryside and stopped at a rural Swiss village to visit a local farmer. We when arrived there was a lovely woodfire in the kitchen and lovely cheese and wine waiting for us to consume. I found a lovely white cat again. However, this one was not as ...
... the pricey side as is most of Switzerland!
As much as we loved Lake Geneva and Lausanne (prob our fav spot in Switzerland) we left and headed for the Alps! Zermatt was our first stop. It was a beautiful sunny day and the drive up was fabulous we were surrounded by green hills, so different to the image of Zermatt in the snowy winter! We didn't see any big signs, though I had read cars were not allowed into Zermatt, but ...
... its customers.
A second visit to the Lion Monument in the morning reveals the park in a new light – it's on the itinerary of the Chinese group tours. Every ten minutes a huge bus pulls up at the gates, dozens of Chinese pour in, each one shouting to others for a picture to be taken standing in front of the monument before the guide shouts at them all to get back in the bus because they ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed