Stein am Rhein
As every morning we found Ursula's breakfast in the bacony.
We cross the German border to follow the Rhein Rain From Basel to Schaffhausen, to go to the Rhine Falls in northern Switzerland
They are located in the High Rhine upper course of the river Rhine, in the municipalities of Neuhausen am Rheinfall and Laufen-Uhwiesen, near the town of Schaffhausen in northern Switzerland
After, we went to the Middle Ages city call ed Schaffhausens a city and the capital of the canton of the same name.
And we taste the tipical food of the region... Mmmmm!
After a caffe we visit the Schaffhaussen symbol: The Munot. It is a circular 16th century fortification south of the city of. It is surrounded by vineyards and serves as the city's symbol.
And we take the car to Stein am Rhein which received the first Wakker Prize for the preservation of its architectural heritage in 1972. The town has a well preserved medieval centre, and you can find a shop with 1000 different kinds of chocolate, where we buy the tipical piece of the Swiss Army!
With the last light of the day we visit the Swiss part of Konstanz at the western end of Lake Constance in the south-west corner of Germany.
But we're hungry and we go to Winterthur to dinner. Were Joan Gamper born November 22, 1877, also known as Joan Kamper, Hans Gamper, Johannes Gamper and Kans Kamper. Was a football pioneer, player and club president. He founded football clubs in Switzerland and Spain, most notably FC Barcelona which now promotes the firm Winterthur Group (AXA Winterthur Group) a multinational insurance company founded in Winterthur Switzerland in 1875.
We take a car on the EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg which is operated jointly by two countries, France and Switzerland, and we go to Zurich.
The metropolitan population is around 1.3 million. The city is Switzerland's main commercial and cultural center (the political capital of Switzerland being Bern), and is widely considered to be one of the world's global cities. According to several surveys in 2006 and 2007, Zurich was named the city with the best quality of life in the world. But I preffer basel.
After this, we're hungry, we need to eat, and where we go to the highest club of Zurich...
And to the old historical part of te city...
After a hard tourist day we need to relax next to the Zurich's lake, in one of the last old "non-club" places with Ursula's Friends.
At the night, Martin guide us to a tipical Restaurant to dinner, were we ask:
After dinner we went to Langstrasse. Here you find more rough but authentic amusements: Brazilian bars, punk clubs, HipHop stages, Caribic restaurants, arthouse-cinemas, Turkish kebabs and Italian espresso-bars, but also sex shops or the famous red light district of Zürich. At the Langstrasse you find the very international and multicultural heart of Zürich.
- The XXL Cordon Bleu
- ... (ursi help)
We take a drink on the bar Acapulco with Martin
We took the train at 6:25 in Milano Centrale. Since living milano it's a wonderful travel plenty of nature, lakes, cows... we cross Maggiore lake and the longest tunnels as the first Gotthard Tunnel, a 15 km long railway tunnel, and the construction of the Gotthard Base Tunnel, it will be the longest railway tunnel in the world upon completion, ahead of the current record holder, the Seikan Tunnel.
Finally we arrive to Bern at 10:20 and we discover the picture of Le Corbusier on the 10 CHF and an easy conversion to euros, as 10 CHF is 1000 pesetas, this is 6 euros!
Step by step we found the Einstein House, in the historical centre of Bern.
After seeing the historical centre we note that the designer Teo Jacob has a street full of his shops, but we preffer to enjoy with the medieval architecture of the city and its tails roof.
We need some whater but it's not a problem in a country full of fountains also in MünsterPlatz, but I need some help with these big ones...
And after that we went to the otherside of the city, were we found people playing with a huge chess, in every park, and some prints of modern architecture.
And finally we went to Basel to Ursula's house who prepare as usually an excellent dinner on the balcony of his comfortable apartment..
And with the last energy of the day we went for walk by Basel, to take a beer next to the Rhein rain in a very known Pub. And to the The Basler Messeturm (Basel Trade Fair Tower)
After that we went to the Trois Rois Hotel, a very luxury hotel, and a nice place to take some drink with a little diference price. And to a military base reconverted in a nice place to take a drink with another spanish friend, Monica, from Burgos.
Preparing the Swiss Trip
To see our route let's see My Google Maps
Algunos se van a la playa
"bueno chavales, os leo mañana q estoy hecho polvo....este ha sido mi dia de hoy, os dejo unas fotos..."
- injusto!!! yo quiero playa now!! eso es montgat verdad? bueno, pues nosotros nos vamos a ver churritas por paseo de gracia!
Kaka, ya eres un genio...
La Seccion Aurea en el Neufert: