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08.11.2009 10:00 to 22:00
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The first in a series of day trips I will be planning from Basel. No details yet other then the date. Will update as we get closer. If there is anything specific you would like to see in Bern please letme know. Hope you can make the trip!
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Just wanted to wish you a lot of fun on the trips, we think it is a good idea. Unfortunately my husband and I will be away that weekend. Enjoy!

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Old 11.10.2009, 20:59
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Enjoy your weekend away! As noted i hope to plan a lot more day trips so hopefully you can join another time!
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Re: Bern Day trip from Basel

You're becoming EF Basel's chief social coordinator.

Good for you!
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Someones gotta do it right?!? haha, i just like to do stuff and its nice to have others come along.
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Sounds good!
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True, and you deserve a BIG for your effort to the Basel social life
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Re: Bern Day trip from Basel

Are Bernese people allowed to join to your daytrip? That would be fun for me as I'm new in town. Even though I don't know yet if my bf has some other plans...
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Everyone is welcome!
The more the merrier, isnt that what they say?!?
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Re: Bern Day trip from Basel

Reminder! The 8th is coming up (although it feels like ages away) so if you are interested check back soon and i will have more details as to times etc. I dont plan to have a very structured day so if you want to come with us and then do your own thing that is cool too. I definately want to see the bears in Bern i keep hearing about though! If anyone has any 'must see' ideas let me know!
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Changed myself to a yes-er since I missed the photoclub event
Look forward to it.
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Re: Bern Day trip from Basel

Excellent! Glad you can all make it! The plan currently is to meet at the Bern train station. I have to look up times of trains to see what is reasonable but i am thinking around 11am or noon. Has anyone been to the station and can suggest a good meeting point?
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Re: Bern Day trip from Basel

Hey, I don't live in Basel, but in Zofingen, and have yet to visit Bern, so would love to join you on your outing out! See you all on the 8th!!!
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Re: Bern Day trip from Basel

not here on the 8th but looking forward to other day trips
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Re: Bern Day trip from Basel

So guys, what's the plan?
Where is the meeting point in Bern?
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Re: Bern Day trip from Basel

Anyone interested in going to papilorama Kerzer before meeting in Bern?
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Old 03.11.2009, 16:24
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Re: Bern Day trip from Basel

Hi All,

Lets meet at 12:00 in the Bern trainstation inside the entrance to the right. I have never been to the Bern train station so i am picking a random meeting point. Just look for the short blond girl who speaks English (My profile pic is me so you have an idea what i look like).

Fo those coming from Basel there is an 11:01 train getting to Bern at 11:56.
I will be comming from Zurich on the train at 11:00 and arriving at 11:57.

Anyone comming from another location please check SBB.ch timetable for a train arriving at Bern around 12:00.

Please PM me if you have any questions about meeting. I do not have an 'itinerary' fopr the day but have researched some cool things to do. Will just plan to wander around the city, see some cool sights, and meet some fun people and of course i will plan time for a beer

Hope you can make it! Will also plan some more day trips soon!
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Re: Bern Day trip from Basel

http://map.search.ch/bern/hauptbahnhof

Below the destruction where it says "Bahnhofplatz", I would meet at Heiliggeistkirche - they've finished the building work in real life and you see a wonderful modern structure next to the church as you leave the station. Might be a nice meeting point there?

Within the station is usually chaos.

http://www.velostation.ch/staedte/plaene/plan_bern2.pdf is also a good plan of the station. Trains come in and you have to come up one level to be on the street.

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Re: Bern Day trip from Basel

Hello JustRose,

I live in Bern and take the train everyday. There is a big meeting point in the station next to the big train schedule board. I think there is even the SBB sign for a meeting point there (Blue sign with a dot in the middle with arrows pointing towards it). That is right in the middle of the station and easy to find. There are multiple entrances and exits to the station so I would recommend meeting right in the middle by the train schedule.

As for things to do in Bern, the new Barengraben is nice, there is an apartment where Einstein lived that is a pretty quick visit and only about 5 francs. There is the big zytglogge, which is a big clock that rings and has some moving parts on the hour. Both of these are along the way from the station to the Barengraben.

There is also a zoo located in Dahlholzi which is not far from the center of town.

I wont be available otherwise I would join you guys....

Have a nice trip!
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