Le Vieux Chalet

Fribourg, 1653, Switzerland | Inn
 

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St. Nicholas Pushes Santa Aside

A travel blog entry by bluetick1305

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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 ...

New city, new feeling.

A travel blog entry by where-else

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... house by using his iphone, the place is very near to the tram stop! We walked towards the direction directed by the guy and we went up to the host house, greeted by a very nice lady! The host is very friendly and took us out for a walk to the bear pit! The bear pit is famous in Berne, they have one male separated with another female and 2 other club. Very interesting scenery because there are bears near the city area! But no worries, the place is quite safe since they have ...

OMG!

A travel blog entry by mo0ks

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This was by far the best day of our trip so far.. and it will take a lot to top it!

After a few phone calls.. Manuel organised a car for us to use for the day. Our destination.. Le Moléson in the Gruyéres region.

Unfortunately.. Manuel doesn't have a drivers licence yet (he hasn't needed one because he doesn't own a car and public transport is good). So.. he called on a friend named ...

Switzerland is a Beautiful Place

A travel blog entry by mo0ks

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We were nursing sore heads today!

What a night! The Swiss people know how to party! We slept until 3pm.. almost a whole day wasted.. but not entirely. With recommendations from Manuel.. we went by train to a couple of lakeside destinations.. Lausanne and Montreux. Check out the photos to get an idea of just how beautiful these places are. I have no words.

In Lausanne.. we passed an old church that was ...

Punctuality Fail

A travel blog entry by mo0ks

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Our last few hours in Paris were a disaster.

We slept a little longer than we should have and made a dash for the train station.. a mission in itself since the station we needed to be at was on the other side of town. To get there we needed to take three separate metro trains.. and we needed to get there in about 20 minutes. It took about 40 minutes and we missed our reservation.

The next available seats were not available until later in the day.. some 7 hours ...

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This inn, located in Fribourg, is near Castle of Gruyeres.
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