- Drycleaning onsite
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Room service
- High-speed internet in room
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Travel Blogs from Lenk-Simmental
... base. In the 15 minutes that I am standing at the base of the hill I've seen six people wipe out. Some woman wearing wedges managed to make it down like she was on a catwalk. Impressive.
We could not have asked for a clearer day---skies were gorgeous.
We head down around 2:00 and have plenty of time to grab lunch at easily the worst place ever in Lauterbrunnen and visit the TI ---- one of us is going to paraglide and the other will watch safely from the ground.
... viewing platform called Piz Gloria. It is 10,000 ft above sea level and is a shrine made famous by the scenes shot there from the James Bond film "On Her Majesty's Service" featuring the only Australian Bond, George Lazenby. It was very cold, bracing and unfortunately the clouds had closed in and there were very limited views on this day. We spent quite a bit of time exploring the viewing platform and when we got too cold we decided to retreat to the restaurant where we enjoyed a bowl ...
... placed during the war still in mountains in case of attack. The cement tolberones we drive over at the border can be activated so big spikes came up that will stop tanks entering the country. They have no official army, yet they make Swiss Army knives for other countries. When males turn 18 it's mandatory to do service in the citizens militia & then service every 3 years until around 38 yrs old. They are required to keep guns at home so all the ...
... came out to greet us, as the kids are out now working the farms. He only has six students ranging from eight yrs. to fourteen. They not only teach a regular curriculum but boys learn to handle tools and make furniture as girls learn to sew. The country has decided to bus the children down the mountain next year to save money and how they will make it in snow up to their eyeballs no one knows. Of course the Swiss may have the best snow equipment in the world. ...
... over to Switzerland for a weekend midst the Alps.
Being the typical college students we all are, we began our search trying to figure out the cheapest way to get over to Switzerland. Trains ended up being over 200 Euro for a round-trip (almost $270 for us Americans), but on Wednesday I overheard another group who decided to rent cars for the weekend and drive cross-country to Switzerland. I decided that wasn't a bad idea and so after dinner I hit the computer trying to find ...