The Dolder Grand
Travel Blogs from Zürich
... all our rubbish in, for which there was a charge of 90 cents...and instructed us to return for another one when that was full...yeah whatever! The site seems to be run very strictly, but I have to say it was quite a nice site. We settled down for the rest of the day and again sat in the sun! Very hot but cooled down really quickly once the sun had gone down...not used to that - its been so warm in the evenings in Italy. ...
... stories, hopes and dreams with those they feel comfortable around. In addition, there are opportunities to approach and converse with locals in public places like in parks and restaurants and on the metro.
Koreans have nothing to gain and everything to lose by opening up to Western media. In late July, Pyongyang invited a dozen international TV crews to Pyongyang, including CNN’s Ivan Watson. After his five-day trip Watson said, ...
... helps that there's not so many cars. If the system works people will use it. There's also a big usage of bikes.
We purchased an all day ticket for about 8 dollars. We used it to explore the city. We visited the old town, swam in the lake, went to the history museum and strolled around Zurich West which is a lot like the old industrial areas around Pyrmont and Redfern that are being converted to other uses. There's plenty of bars, restaurants, gyms, design ...
... nothing like the cute little Swiss hamlets we think of. It’s well off the tourist trail and hardly any English is spoken. Natalia always makes a valiant effort to communicate with a few words of German and French and a smattering of Italian thrown in for good measure. My multi-lingual tour guide!
This has been the most disappointing day of our trip so ...
... in our dorm room of our hostel, and after a few nights of casual (expensive) beers out, we decided to go to the supermarket, buy some beers, and drink them by the river. Near the river is a nice park located on a hill that overlooks the city. We had a great view, great company and beer...whats not to like!
We had a pretty good time here in Zurich, and met some really cool people. Off to Lucerne to check out the Swiss Alps and try fondue!!! Hooray!
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service