Le Vieux Chalet

Fribourg, 1653, Switzerland | Inn
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This inn, located in Fribourg, is near Castle of Gruyeres.
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Travel Blogs from Fribourg

Fribourg - with Suzanne

A travel blog entry by davidbell on Sep 09, 2014

1 comment, 24 photos

Today is : Tuesday September 9, 2014 The Weather was : Fine and overcast - finally but still warm and close 22 ish. Rained in the evening. Today’s main activities were : Trip to Murten / Morat and it's lake. Fondue. Headed off with Suzanne to Muten and had a quick stroll around the lake at Murten. Day was a bit overcast but still warm. Plenty of swans, ducks and waterhens on the lake. We sent Suzanne packing so she could relax and booked a one hour twenty ...

Fribourg - with Gabriel and Stephane

A travel blog entry by davidbell on Sep 08, 2014

33 photos

Today is : Monday September 8, 2014 The Weather was : Hot again, maybe 26 degrees sunny in morning. Today’s main activities were : Trip with Stephane to Sion. Visit Gabriel's workplace. Up early to try and cram a few things in. Visited Gabriel's workshop in Atilier de la Gerine. He showed us around and we talked to staff and workers. Its pretty busy and they create some highly specialised products for aircraft and buildings etc... As well as some souvenirs for the ...

Fribourg - with Suzanne

A travel blog entry by davidbell on Sep 07, 2014

13 photos

Today is : Sunday September 7, 2014 The Weather was : Hot, sunny and fine. 24 degrees. Today’s main activities were : Fribourg Rest Day Moutard de Benichon for breakfast. Well its kind of like cakey bread with chinese type sweet sauce. Its a traditional swiss breakfast we are told. It's fine and when in Fribourg we eat like the swiss. Last night was great with Pepe and Niara both visiting - three languages and lots of confusion. And cerveza! We ...

St. Nicholas Pushes Santa Aside

A travel blog entry by bluetick1305 on Dec 07, 2013

1 comment, 7 photos

It was a sunny Saturday afternoon as Steve and I packed the girls bags for our first train ride down to Fribourg for the St. Nicholas Festival. Every year on the evening of the first Saturday in December, St. Nicholas rides into Friboug on his donkey, escorted by a procession of musicians, singers, and men dressed in black cloaks with "whipping brooms" made of twigs. St. Nicholas is a 4th century bishop from ...

Bern, Switzerland

A travel blog entry by mmcfaddin on May 17, 2012

2 comments, 13 photos

... long-term uncertainty I've faced during my day-to-day in the USA. Note: I will review my trip when I get back and discuss the essential items, such as a water purifier, good maps, and quick drying garments and towels; and items not needed, such as too many books. I have gathered useful insights into the minds of foreigners. I have felt some of the same feelings of those coming to the USA with little knowledge of English. They are sometimes not able to communicate basic ...

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