Solo Day in Bern
posted February 3, 2007
Fortunately there isn't much to tell about my afternoon alone in Bern. I say fortunately as one of my goals of the Swiss vacation was to have at least one day of taking it easy. This was just the opportunity I was looking for, although...
Solo Day Trip to Lausanne and Geneva
posted January 22, 2007 by Holly Hayes
On our last full day in Bern we were divided as to what we wanted to do. I wanted to take a day trip to Geneva, mainly for its famous Reformation sites. And there is also a cathedral to see along the way in Lausanne. David, on the o...
Churches in Fribourg; Roesti in Bern
posted January 19, 2007 by Holly Hayes
The Rough Guide to Switzerland couldn't rave enough about Fribourg, a French-speaking city about 15 miles from Bern. The book said Fribourg is "one of Switzerland's best-kept secrets" with a "winningly attractive medieval Old Town" and...
posted January 16, 2007 by Holly Hayes
We had breakfast in our hotel every morning in Bern, which was absolutely fantastic. Fresh-squeezed orange juice came out of a nifty machine, there were scrambled eggs and sausages, and there were about seven different kinds of bread a...
Thun to Bern
posted January 14, 2007 by Holly Hayes
When I last left off, we had gone up to the Schilthorn in the morning and were now on the train between Spiez and Thun on the way to Bern. We arrived in Thun (train station pictured above) around 5-ish. Our stop in Thun was no...