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Picked up our hire car this morning in Zurich - a VW Polo. After I got in the right side of the car I discovered the steering wheel was missing. I hope that makes the rental cheaper? ....oops wrong side. Once we worked out changing the gears with the right hand and to stop putting the wipers on instead of the indicators we arrived back in Wald at lunch. With our bellies full from a traditional hot lunch not dinner we ventured out. The car ...
... This morning it was foggy and cool. We have gone north, east and west so the only logical direction to take was south.... to the area around Interlaken.
Before I go on you have to know that we still have an issue with the highways, or at least we did until this morning. We broke down and bought a pass for the major highways in Switzerland. Last year Shane and I had no problem with the roads but this year is different. The village of Isenthal isn't ...
... a town where we found someone who could help. The station they sent us to turned out to be a kind of farmer's supply place complete with animal feed and fertilizer. Still had trouble with the pumps before someone came to give us a hand. It isn't that we are just two helpless old ladies ... really.... the pump took our money and didn't put out. We're just not used to that kind of thing.
Well... with gas tank replenished we were now a good hour ...
Well after jealously seeing Yumi off on her trip east-bound to Cappadocia, I basically tried to sleep (it didn't work) and then took a red-eye flight to Basel. The flight was from the smaller airport through easyjet, which means not near anything. It also meant getting a prepaid ride with 3 other hostelers around the area to get to the airport. Now this should be a boring thing, not even worth mentioning, except.... since there were only 4 of us, ...
... bars and cafes that line the lakeside were packed with young trendy types (me and Alf joined them and sent Rob to McDonalds!!). There's some lovely shops here - could quite easily have blown the budget (what's left of it!). Switzerland has a reputation for being very expensive, but we have been surprised at how reasonable everything seems to be. We are now on the final few weeks of our journey. ...