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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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We spent only 5 days in Switzerland (it ain't cheap!), and I loved it there. The country itself had overall a genuinely warm, kind vibe.
We stayed in the French-speaking region of the country, in a city called Lausanne, which is on the opposite side of the Lake from Geneva, and has apparently been called "the San Francisco of Switzerland."
The lake is called Lac Leman in Switzerland, ...
... raclette", which comes from the French word "racler" meaning "to scrape". A huge wheel of raclette (the cheese is also named the same as
the dish) is cut in half and the cut surface is heated in front of an open flame or electric heating element. When the cheese starts to bubble, it's scraped off onto a person's plate, and eaten with boiled new potatoes, pickled pearl onions and cornichons (little sour gherkins).
This morning ...
... After the obligatory Clair's and cream and double espresso, we said goodbye to Claude and headed to Vevey, a lovely coastal town with a strong artistic heritage. The walk along the promenade and back through the town took 90 minutes and was a pure joy. Only sunshine and warm weather has followed us all the way through Europe so far, and these towns come to life in this climate. The highlight though was our last stop at the famous (smoke on the water) Monteux. This mid size town ...
Buona Pasqua a Tutti!
After traveling to Venice for the Easter Weekend JJ and I are back in Leysin. I am back at work today, feeling tired and sore after walking alongside the canals in Venice.
We will soon post pictures of our trip.
A & JJ
... I'm on duty from 3:30-8:00 am. But hopefully they will be asleep by the time I go on duty. And even then, I will only have to see the girls, not the boys.
Anyway, I very much enjoyed my third hour today. Those kids are always great. After classes, I got all their quizzes graded and now I'm doing this. I am going to spend the afternoon doing grades, packing up and cleaning up my classroom, then I can do some packing at Beau Site. At 5:00, the evening festivities ...